closing on 30 Sep

Assistant Manager, Knowledge & Insights

Knowledge & Insights



Change your day job. Transform Singapore into a Giving Nation through developing insights to inspire action via meaningful, impact-driven research.

You will identify and analyze emerging trends in the giving space and related stakeholders like the corporates, government, non-profits and community initiatives.  You will comb through a vast array of resources like policy briefs, journal articles and news reports across a range of domains (e.g. politics, economy, social), as well as speak to a diverse range of actors (e.g. corporate leaders, non-profit leaders, policymakers), to piece together a holistic picture of the future giving landscape.

You will be part of a team conducting quantitative and qualitative research and analysing data and trends on giving to inform and influence key stakeholders, ranging from internal stakeholders in NVPC to external partners such as government agencies, non-profits, companies and funders.

We know the power of data to help us galvanise more to give of their time, talent and treasure and to empower those who are already giving to deepen and broaden their giving.

We seek motivated candidates with the heart for the sector and the passion to make NVPC a data-driven organization that makes a difference at the national level.


  • Lead or support secondary research, scenario planning and trend analysis projects to guide strategies in the giving space
  • Lead a qualitative research project to understand existing and emerging needs and resources available for specific sectors
  • For each project, responsibilities include conceptualisation of research brief, conducting fieldwork (either via market research agency or internal project team), data processing, data analysis and developing reports for internal and external stakeholders to inform and strengthen strategies and practices.
  • Manage collaborative research projects with partners such as government agencies and institutes of higher learning


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Geography, Economics or other social sciences
  • 3-5 years relevant  working experience in research and scenario planning 
  • Proven track record in qualitative research, mixed-method research or policy analysis
  • Proven track record in translating primary research into a range of outputs such as journal publication, white papers, opinion pieces, infographics or other research collaterals  
  • Proven experience in project management and stakeholder management.
  • Experience in systems dynamic work is advantageous
  • Exposure and experience with social research, social issues and community engagement is advantageous
  • Strong desktop research, interview and facilitation skills, with a good understanding of community and social issues
  • Proven experience in one or more of the following research methods: ethnography, futures thinking, systems thinking, scenario planning, design thinking.
  • Working level proficiency in research analysis software such as SPSS and NVivo
  • Passion for social sector and social issues
  • Intellectually curious
  • Systems thinker and able to draw connection across a vast amount of information
  • Have a growth mindset
  • Self-driven, meticulous, resourceful and independent

Interested applicants are invited to send your updated resume via Jobstreet or We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.