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Enabling Academy Manager - Empower Disabilities Through Education

Enabling Academy Manager
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Enabling Academy Manager - Empower Disabilities Through Education

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Full-time

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Emily Ong

Emily has extensive professional experience in the private, public and people sectors. She started her career in advertising and marketing with Miller Freeman Pte Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd in the media sector. In 2002, she made a switch to the Singapore Public Service, starting out as an arts and heritage policy officer at the then-Ministry of Information and the Arts (MITA). Since then, she has been posted to various divisions within the then-Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA), followed by stints in the Economic Development Board (EDB), Media Development Authority (MDA), Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and the DesignSingapore Council (Dsg). During this time, Emily has spearheaded policies and initiatives, as well as worked with companies, schools, professional bodies and individuals to grow the arts, media, design, infocomm sectors in Singapore. She has also been involved in formulating and developing major masterplans such as the Arts & Culture Strategic Plan, Infocomm Media 2025 and Design 2025 Masterplan.

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Emily has extensive professional experience in the private, public and people sectors. She started her career in advertising and marketing with Miller Freeman Pte Ltd and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd in the media sector. In 2002, she made a switch to the Singapore Public Service, starting out as a...

What we do

SG Enable, the focal agency for disability and inclusion in Singapore, enables persons with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in an inclusive society. We create equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership. Guided by our core values of professionalism, innovation and empathy, we envision a more inclusive Singapore and enabled lives. Set up by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in 2013, we are a registered charity and an Institution of a Public Character.

Why we do

SG Enable creates equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities to aspire and fulfil their potential, through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership.

How we do

Professionalism defines our rules of engagement and interaction with our partners, persons with disabilities and their caregivers. We are honest and respectful in all our interactions, and seek to continually develop expertise and competence so as to be an effective first stop for disability inclusion in Singapore. Innovation drives us to learn, make improvements and determine solutions. We exhibit boldness and openness to new ideas and new ways of doing things; we seek constant improvement, and we are willing to learn from others. We listen actively and show genuine care and concern. We seek to understand different perspectives to create robust collaborations and shared ownership. We emphasise mutual trust and respect because we recognise the intrinsic value of each individual.

As a new team member

[Overall Job Responsibility] Through the power of learning, Enabling Academy seeks to foster an inclusive society for persons with disabilities to live, learn and work. As a disability learning hub, we rally partners from the education, business and disability sectors to provide responsive and quality learning opportunities for persons with disabilities, and to enable their network of support through training. Enabling Academy aims to bring fresh ideas and build capabilities in the training space to: - Provide diverse lifelong learning opportunities for persons with disabilities that support them in their personal growth and professional development - Upskill the network of support – including employers, sector professionals such as job coaches and caregivers – around persons with disabilities - Facilitate the practice of accessibility and inclusion among training providers [Duties and Responsibilities] - Develop, refresh and contextualize training curriculum and content and learning materials, incorporating adult learning principles, best practices in disability support and innovative instructional methods such as e-learning, microlearning to support the training programmes. - Organise and/or conduct training programmes for person with disabilities and other stakeholders (such as employers, caregivers, sector professionals), as required, to build up capabilities to better support the lifelong learning, employment and integration into the community for persons with disabilities. - Conduct skills gap analyses to identify gaps for various stakeholders including persons with disabilities, and to tailor training to address the gaps. - Monitor trends in the disability sector learning and development and incorporate best practices into training programmes. - Evaluate the effectiveness of training programmes including but not limited to training partners’ programmes and provide recommendations for improvement. - Engage and manage adjunct trainers and training partners to ensure effective and efficient delivery of training to all stakeholders. - Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the disability sector, gathering feedback and ensuring that training programmes meet the evolving needs of the sector. - Support the administration of training programmes, which includes marketing and awareness raising, reporting, logistics co-ordination and other tasks. - Setup and management of Enabling Academy’s learning management system and integration with in-house systems to enhance customer journey. - Undertake other roles and responsibilities as and when required. [Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience] - Degree or diploma holder in any discipline - Possess at least 5 years of experience - Applicants who are familiar with the disability sector and training industry; or have experience in facilitation, and/or programme design would have an added advantage - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Good command of English, able to write and present well - Ability to work under tight deadlines, adaptable to changing circumstances and resourceful in problem solving - Proficient in Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

What we do

SG Enable, the focal agency for disability and inclusion in Singapore, enables persons with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in an inclusive society. We create equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership. Guided by our core values of professionalism, innovation and empathy, we envision a more inclusive Singapore and enabled lives. Set up by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in 2013, we are a registered charity and an Institution of a Public Character.

Why we do

SG Enable creates equitable opportunities for persons with disabilities to aspire and fulfil their potential, through thought leadership, sustainable social innovation and impactful partnership.

How we do

Professionalism defines our rules of engagement and interaction with our partners, persons with disabilities and their caregivers. We are honest and respectful in all our interactions, and seek to continually develop expertise and competence so as to be an effective first stop for disability inclusion in Singapore. Innovation drives us to learn, make improvements and determine solutions. We exhibit boldness and openness to new ideas and new ways of doing things; we seek constant improvement, and we are willing to learn from others. We listen actively and show genuine care and concern. We seek to understand different perspectives to create robust collaborations and shared ownership. We emphasise mutual trust and respect because we recognise the intrinsic value of each individual.

As a new team member

[Overall Job Responsibility] Through the power of learning, Enabling Academy seeks to foster an inclusive society for persons with disabilities to live, learn and work. As a disability learning hub, we rally partners from the education, business and disability sectors to provide responsive and quality learning opportunities for persons with disabilities, and to enable their network of support through training. Enabling Academy aims to bring fresh ideas and build capabilities in the training space to: - Provide diverse lifelong learning opportunities for persons with disabilities that support them in their personal growth and professional development - Upskill the network of support – including employers, sector professionals such as job coaches and caregivers – around persons with disabilities - Facilitate the practice of accessibility and inclusion among training providers [Duties and Responsibilities] - Develop, refresh and contextualize training curriculum and content and learning materials, incorporating adult learning principles, best practices in disability support and innovative instructional methods such as e-learning, microlearning to support the training programmes. - Organise and/or conduct training programmes for person with disabilities and other stakeholders (such as employers, caregivers, sector professionals), as required, to build up capabilities to better support the lifelong learning, employment and integration into the community for persons with disabilities. - Conduct skills gap analyses to identify gaps for various stakeholders including persons with disabilities, and to tailor training to address the gaps. - Monitor trends in the disability sector learning and development and incorporate best practices into training programmes. - Evaluate the effectiveness of training programmes including but not limited to training partners’ programmes and provide recommendations for improvement. - Engage and manage adjunct trainers and training partners to ensure effective and efficient delivery of training to all stakeholders. - Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the disability sector, gathering feedback and ensuring that training programmes meet the evolving needs of the sector. - Support the administration of training programmes, which includes marketing and awareness raising, reporting, logistics co-ordination and other tasks. - Setup and management of Enabling Academy’s learning management system and integration with in-house systems to enhance customer journey. - Undertake other roles and responsibilities as and when required. [Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience] - Degree or diploma holder in any discipline - Possess at least 5 years of experience - Applicants who are familiar with the disability sector and training industry; or have experience in facilitation, and/or programme design would have an added advantage - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Good command of English, able to write and present well - Ability to work under tight deadlines, adaptable to changing circumstances and resourceful in problem solving - Proficient in Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
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    Founded on 02/2013

    20 Lengkok Bahru (Enabling Village) #01-01 Singapore 159053