Knowledge & Insights

Manager / Senior Manager, Knowledge & Insights (Contract)


Change your day job. Develop insights via meaningful and impact-driven research to inspire action towards a City of Good.

You will be involved in NVPC’s initiatives to understand and develop insights on the state of giving in Singapore. You will be expected to work with data and information gathered from various sources, such as literature, fieldwork, NVPC’s national giving surveys and online giving platform, to uncover insights on the giving landscape and trends in Singapore.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that conducts timely and relevant research for application, influencing policy and programmes, both internally and via external partners, such as government agencies, non-profits, companies and funders.

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

Key Deliverables

  • Derive key insights on the giving landscape in Singapore and recommendations on how to encourage better utilisation of resources, and how to galvanise more individuals and institutions to give of their time, talent and treasure while empowering those who are already giving to deepen and broaden their giving.
  • Communicate and discuss insights and recommendations with key stakeholders, including internal stakeholders in NVPC and external stakeholders such as government agencies, companies, non-profits and funders, for application and advocacy.


This role is for a 6-months contract from June 2024, with possibility for extension / conversion.

  • To lead and conduct mixed methods research projects, such as national landscape studies; studies on the behaviours, attitudes and impacts of giving among individuals and institutions; trends and developments in non-profit sector in Singapore and beyond; etc.
  • Provide actionable insights to internal and external stakeholders with recommendations to inform and strengthen strategies and practices. For example, on how to enable Everyone to give Time, Talent, Treasure, Testimony and Ties Everyday and Everywhere (3Es & 5Ts), or to empower those who are already giving to deepen and broaden their giving.
  • For each project, responsibilities include research design, planning and project management, including conceptualisation and scoping of research themes and questions, lead and/or conduct literature review, planning logistics and resources for data collection and fieldwork, data processing and analysis, sense making and developing reports and presentations to inform and strengthen strategies and practices.
  • Manage collaborative research and data analytics work with partners such as government agencies, institutes of higher learning.
  • Manage and liaise with external vendors/research companies where necessary.


  • Ideally post-graduate degree with dissertation/ thesis
  • At least 4 years of relevant professional experience
  • Prior experience in procurement and vendor management is preferred
  • Prior experience with application of research for strategy and policies
  • Some knowledge of the non-profit space through personal commitment as a volunteer/ donor
  • Knowledge in advanced statistics such as factor analysis & structural equation modelling.
  • Experience with data analytics and visualisation tools.
  • Stakeholder analysis and corporate planning; and/ or theory of change and logic models

Interested applicants are invited to submit their updated resumes together with a cover letter. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Job Category: Knowledge & Insights
Job Type: Permanent / Contract

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