You can tap on a variety of schemes and programmes
such as SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package, Mid-Career Pathway Programmes
and Professional Conversion Programmes to move into a career in the growth sectors.

Check out these growth sectors and jobs that are available:

built
environment
Financial
Services
healthcare &
community care
infocomm
technology
wholesale
trade
more
sectors
 

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For mid-career workers with relevant experience

Built Environment
Civil and Structural design Engineer
Civil and Structural Design Engineers manage the planning and development of construction projects like bridges, expressways and skyscrapers. They are responsible for the design, evaluation and maintenance of the built structure in its environment.

As a small country with limited land, more Civil and Structural Design Engineers will be needed to innovate and develop our infrastructure.
Mechanical and Electrical Design Engineer
Mechanical and Electrical Design Engineers manage the mechanical and electrical components of buildings, such as lifts, air-conditioning, water supply and others. They are involved in the installation, testing, operation, maintenance and repair of these systems, ensuring they operate according to safety standards.

As the Built Environment sector grows and adapts to the new environmental challenges, more Mechanical and Electrical Design Engineers will be needed.
Project Manager
Project Managers are responsible for the overall planning, implementation and completion of projects within the specified cost, time and quality. They also play an active role in enhancing the way people interact with the built environment.

It is important for projects to be completed on time. Therefore, more Project Managers are needed as the Built Environment sector grows.
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Financial Services
Data Analyst
Data Analysts collect, process and analyse data. They translate data into insights to help organisations and companies make informed business decisions.

As organisations rely increasingly on data to make business decisions, more Data Analysts are needed.
Data Scientist
Data Scientists collect and interpret data through scientific methods. They use the results to analyse risk and generate insights for organisations to make informed decisions.

With increasing reliance on data and machine learning, the demand for Data Scientists continues to be very high across various industries.
Relationship Manager
Relationship Managers start, maintain and grow business relationships between clients/business partners and the organisation. They advise clients on products and services that are best suited to their needs. They also proactively monitor clients to manage any potential issues.

Relationship Managers are often the main point of contact for clients and partners in the financial services sector. As demand for financial services grows, the need for Relationship Managers will continue to rise.
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Healthcare & Community Care
Admin/Operations Staff
Administration and Operations Staff members play a vital role in ensuring that processes and operations in the organisation run smoothly and efficiently. They also ensure that clinical staff have the support needed to provide the best care for their patients.

More Administration and Operations staff are needed as Singapore’s need for healthcare and community care rises.
Patient Service Associate
Patient Service Associates carry out administrative duties from registration to meal order processing and discharge procedures. They also attend to patient calls and support clinical duties when necessary.

The need for support roles like Patient Service Associates will increase as Singaporeans’ healthcare needs rise.
Support Care Staff
Support Care Staff members assist the healthcare team to implement care plans for patients, while providing basic patient care. There are many roles within support care, such as Healthcare Assistants, Basic Care Assistants, Nursing and Therapy Aides.

As Singapore’s healthcare needs increase with an ageing population, more Support Care Staff will be needed.
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Infocomm Technology
Business Analyst
Business Analysts are the bridge between business and technical teams. They distil complex business needs into technological solutions with cost-benefit analysis and risk assessment.

As Singapore grows its digital economy, specialised roles in the tech sector will grow in the coming years.
Data Engineer
Data Engineers are responsible for managing “big data”. They do this by designing, building and testing infrastructure to facilitate data collection, flow, storage and processing. They also maintain the organisation’s data ecosystem and ensure the data is easily accessible.

With big data playing an increasingly critical role in almost every industry, the need for Data Engineers will rise exponentially.
Network Engineer
Network Engineers plan, configure and manage networks to optimise the flow of data. They design and maintain the network infrastructure of an organisation, ensuring smooth and secure transfer of data.

Data is akin to vehicles travelling on an ever-growing network of highways; thus, Network Engineers are needed to ensure the uninterrupted and secure flow of traffic.
Security Operations Analyst
Security Operations Analysts perform real-time analysis and trending of security log data from various security devices and systems.

Security roles in the ICT will continue to be in high demand, as more businesses and organisers shift their operations online.
Software Engineer
Software Engineers lead important projects that makes breakthroughs in design, development, testing, debugging and implementing software applications or specialised utility programs. They also plan, coordinate regular updates and recommend improvements to existing applications.

As more operations shift online, the demand for Software Engineers will continue to rise.
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Wholesale Trade
Commodities Trader
Commodities Traders engage in the buying and/or selling of commodities like oil, metals or other physical products to expand trade portfolios. They take on activities such as trade execution, monitoring of portfolio positions and management of trade relationships.

Singapore is a recognised commodity trading hub, home to over 80% of the world’s top trading companies. There are good opportunities for career growth within this sector.
Derivatives Trader
Derivatives Traders support commodity trading positions by hedging to mitigate commodity portfolio risks or strengthen trade portfolio by engaging in proprietary trading. Responsibilities include trade execution and monitoring of derivatives positions. They also support initiatives aimed at improving work processes and performance.

Singapore is a recognised commodity trading hub, home to over 80% of the world’s top trading companies. There are good opportunities for career growth within this sector.
Risk Manager
Risk Managers identify, analyse and mitigate all forms of enterprise risks, such as market, credit and operational risk, through the development of risk models. They also ensure risk controls are effective, provide research and analytical support for organisations.

As enterprises navigate a volatile and complex business environment, Risk Managers are constantly needed.
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For mid-career workers with no experience

Built Environment
Building Information Modelling (BIM) Professional
BIM Professionals create and manage intelligent 3D visualisations that provide architects and engineers valuable insights to plan and design buildings. They are among the key roles in the construction process, from blueprint to building.

As our buildings become more environmentally friendly, BIM professionals and their expertise are highly sought after.
Facilities Manager/Facilities Engineer
Facilities Managers/Engineers perform routine building maintenance tasks, ensuring that the buildings are functional, safe and comply with Workplace Safety and Health guidelines.

As more developments are built, more Facilities Managers/Engineers will be needed to oversee building operations and safety.
Lift Specialist
Lift Specialists are responsible for lift maintenance work and respond to reported incidents. They are trained to use technologies such as predictive maintenance and data analytics to monitor the lift’s condition.

With buildings getting taller, Lift Specialists are essential to keep lifts functioning and safe.
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Financial Services
Account Operations Analyst
Account Operations Analysts are responsible for the customer’s account, from opening to closing and everything in between. They ensure that protocol is followed while providing quality customer service.

As the financial services industry provides more services, client servicing roles within the financial sector will continue to be needed.
Client Service/Client Support Service
Client Service/Client Support Service professionals ensure Service Level Agreements with clients are met. They maintain good relationships with clients while managing their expectations. They also help resolve conflicts in line with organisational protocol.

More client servicing roles within the financial sector will be needed as the industry grows to provide more services.
Know your Customer/Customer Due Diligence Analyst
Know Your Customer/Customer Due Diligence Analysts are the financial institution’s first line of defence in Anti-Money Laundering measures. They are responsible for the onboarding of new and prospective clients, conducting periodic Know Your Customer reviews and checking Customer Due Diligence information of existing accounts for any suspicious activity.

With global economies becoming ever more interconnected, this role will be highly sought after in the financial services sector.
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Healthcare & Community Care
Patient Service Associate
Patient Service Associates carry out administrative duties from registration to meal order processing and discharge procedures. They also attend to patient calls and support clinical duties when necessary.

The need for support roles like Patient Service Associates will increase as Singaporeans’ healthcare needs rise.
Staff Nurse/Enrolled Nurse
Staff Nurses/Enrolled Nurses play an important role in caring for patients, including assessing their physical and mental wellbeing, managing their care and performing clinical procedures. They typically work as part of a team of health professionals to ensure the safe and smooth delivery of patient care.

Singaporeans can continue to enjoy good jobs in various nursing roles, as more nurses are required to support our growing healthcare needs.
Support Care Staff
Support Care Staff members assist the healthcare team to implement care plans for patients, while providing basic patient care. There are many roles within support care, such as Healthcare Assistants, Basic Care Assistants, Nursing and Therapy Aides.

As Singapore’s healthcare needs increase with an ageing population, more Support Care Staff will be needed.
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Infocomm Technology
Associate Database Support Engineer
Associate Database Support Engineers provide critical support for database infrastructure and applications. They ensure system improvements are successfully implemented and are responsible for verifying the quality and accuracy of data in the organisation.

With data playing an increasingly critical role in almost every industry, specialised roles that support technological infrastructure are needed.
Business Analyst
Business Analysts are the bridge between business and technical teams. They distil complex business needs into technological solutions with cost-benefit analysis and risk assessment.

As Singapore grows its digital economy, specialised roles in the tech sector will grow in the coming years.
Project Manager
Project Managers manage the resources required for projects, from concept to delivery. They are responsible for the planning, implementation and completion of projects within the specified cost, time and quality.

It is important for projects to be completed on time. Therefore, Project Managers are in demand as the Infocomm Technology sector grows.
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Wholesale Trade
Marketing Assistant/Coordinator
Marketing Assistants/Coordinators carry out the organisation’s branding and digital marketing efforts from concept to reality. They work with in-house or external teams in executing promotional campaigns and communications across a variety of media.

As companies increasingly go digital, marketers who can navigate the digital landscape will be needed.
Procurement and Sourcing Assistant/Coordinator
Procurement and Sourcing Assistants/Coordinators prepare purchase orders and maintains records. They are also involved in selecting contractors by consolidating tender bids received from suppliers.

Coordinators play an important role in ensuring daily procurement activities proceed smoothly.
Sales Assistant/Coordinator
Sales Assistants/Coordinators drive sales for the organisation. They develop sales strategies, generate new sales opportunities and manage client relationships.

As markets become increasingly competitive, more talented sales professionals are needed.
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