Manager, Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology Ecosystem
Posted on 14 Mar 2023 16 days left for application
Job Description
Core Deliverables

Provide effective administration, coordination and execution of Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology projects, focusing on 4IR technologies in related products, solutions or services development, Ecosystem Engagements (focused on Supply Ecosystem and Project Syndication), Program Management, Project Implementation, Business Support and Talent Development in an organization-focused manner in achieving committed outcomes or programme goals across MD verticals.

1. Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology: Pilot Projects Development

a) To manage the development of digital technologies i.e. Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data Analytics (BDA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) across the agriculture sector (based on progressive demand engagements) towards driving the committed outcomes or program goals, across MD verticals

b) To drive the implementation of Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology ecosystem projects through effective planning and coordination of all sectorial stakeholders, technology partners and ecosystem enablers

c) To identify and on-board new digital technology partners and potential sectorial stakeholders

d) To lead the validation of latest digital technology products, solutions or services for Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology projects through strategic communication plan and collaboration with the respective Industry Partners and Communities

2. Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology: Implementation & Business Support

a) To manage the collaboration engagements with relevant industry partners and potential demand side that will lead to active and quality participation in Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology projects/programs

b) To maintain a high-level engagement and follow-up with industry partners (local and/or international), key stakeholders and ecosystem partners

c) To efficiently disseminate and inform ecosystem partners on updated project prospects and new processes

3. Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology: Performance Tracking & Monitoring

a) To manage the sustainability of digital technology adoption and scalability in Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology ecosystem projects, through effective coordination and monitoring of project deployment with industry partners as well as sectorial stakeholders

b) To catalyse digital technology adoption, through implementation of:

i. Digital Economy and Digital Adoption across identified MD verticals

ii. Any other approach/intervention measures that will sustain the adoption of digital technologies in alignment with the goals of Industry Development Division (IDD)

4. Digital Agriculture & Drone Technology: Others

a) Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned by Head of Department/Division

b) Maintain updated knowledge of global markets, technological developments, changes in the regulatory environment as well as customer/client needs by maintaining networks, conducting research and participating in external forums/seminars.

c) Drive the effective achievement of team goals by participating as an effective team member and contributing valuable information and analyses

d) Progressively provide valuable contributions to team outcomes by conducting research and making diligent analyses

e) Ensure that processes facilitate outcomes effectively by administering efficiently and providing alternatives where applicable

f) Contribute to process efficiencies by reviewing them and making recommendations for improvements

g) Maintain high level of integrity of systems and processes by ensuring that governance and compliance standards are applied and adhered to

h) Ensure professional integrity by championing processes and facilitates compliance


1. Graduate with at least 5 years of working experience being team lead or senior team member, preferably in technology business-related function and/or ICT sector with experience in project implementation

2. Experience in working with industry partners and/or public-private sector initiatives are added advantages

3. Competent in program management and managing overall project deliverables

a. Ability to analyze and decipher trends, developments and to make strategic recommendations driving towards the project outcomes

b. In achieving goals and outcomes, is process oriented and guided by guidelines and procedures

Soft skills:

• Possess leadership potential

• Effective Communication skill (written and spoken)

• Good Business Acumen

• Internal and External Customer Orientation

• Fast learner and able to work under pressure

• High EQ

Technical Skills / Knowledge Specialization:

• Strategic analysis and planning

• Specialize in key technologies for related community

• Business analysis and due diligence

• Strategic report writing

• Programme and project management framework, i.e. PMBOK, ITIL, etc.

1. The skills to conceptualize ideas and plan to bring those ideas to fruition is critical to success. Provide constructive feedbacks to enhance quality outcomes.

2. The jobholder will be able to lead and drive projects by assigning roles and responsibilities assigned in a timely manner that meets quality standards.

3. Has excellent communication, presentation and networking skills as the position requires high magnitude of engagements with stakeholders.

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