Learning Innovator, Assistant Manager

Friday, 30 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 29 August 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Description

In this position, the appointee will lead and implement IAL’s efforts to drive learning innovation and facilitate its adoption in the wider training and adult education community.

  • Identify the gaps in learning innovation, conceptualise, strategise and lead the design and development of programme initiatives, activities and collaborative approaches, to enable learning innovation
  • Conceptualise, design and lead development of in-house experimentation projects to uncover new learning solutions, products, processes or pedagogies
  • Strategise the role of partnerships in catalysing learning innovation, and lead the cultivation and maintenance of partnerships with a diverse range of sector stakeholders, including Training Providers, enterprise L&D practitioners, Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) and educational-technology solutionists to enable further in-depth innovation
  • Provide advisory and consultancy services for and encourage the adoption of learning innovation  
  • Develop the strategy to identify and produce technology-enabled resources to facilitate development and adoption of innovative learning practices
  • Plan and implement the review and evaluation of all innovation related initiatives to ensure that they meet its intended objectives and provide valuable inputs to the adoption and scalability of resulting innovation outputs
  • Conduct training and sharing sessions on curated or developed learning innovations
  • Conceptualise, conduct and manage action research on innovation and the various projects brokered and developed by iN.LAB
  • Co-create, plan and lead the organisation of key activities and events to further learning innovation efforts
  • Any other duties, including cross divisional projects, that may be assigned by the management from time to time to meet the needs of the organisation and changing environment, as well as for staff capability development

The successful appointee will be based in IAL Campus located at Lifelong Learning Institute at Paya Lebar.

Job Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification, preferably in Education, Adult Education, Learning and Development or Software Development
  • At least 7 years of experience in leading learning design and development of technology-enabled learning, Multimedia Production, education technologies and / or have worked in a technology start-up or consultancy outfit
  • At least 7 years of experience and proven competencies in leadership or consultancy in adult education, adoption of learning technologies and production of learning resources
  • Strong pedagogical/andragogical foundation
  • Familiar with Singapore's Continuing Education and Training (CET) landscape and have good network of learning solution providers, enterprises, Training Providers and/or Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs)
  • Able to analyse, evaluate and assess learning challenges and the recommended solutions put forward
  • Proven skills in strategy, networking, business acumen, conceptualisation, project management and project implementation
  • Able to work independently, lead and collaborate effectively