Job title: Policy Specialist (SG)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 2023-03-17
Job ID: 85865
Contact name: Jackson Tan
Phone number: +6567180492
Contact email:

Job Description

As a Policy Specialist (Singapore / APAC), you will radically transform the food system by:

  • Acting on and continuously developing our client’s policy programs and strategy for Singapore
  • Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of Singapore’s food regulatory landscape, including government policies and national priorities.
  • Develop, drive and manage the delivery of projects in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Building and actively managing strong, meaningful, long-term relationships with impactful and relevant stakeholders in Singapore.
  • Inspire and expand support in acceleration of the plant-based, fermentation-derived and cultivated meat, egg and dairy industry amongst government agencies and nonprofits.
  • Securing government support for open-access alternative protein R&D.
  • Leverage relationships to drive public funding towards most impactful R&D projects.
  • Represent our client at the National Mirror Committee for Plant-based Standards and the Novel Foods Pro-tem Committee to work towards a level playing field and the international harmonisation of regulations and fair labeling policies for alternative proteins.
  • Sharing best practices from the experiences at other entities across the world to secure a smooth implementation of regulatory frameworks for novel foods and labels for alternative proteins in Singapore.
  • Supporting Singapore government in their aim for clear and efficient regulations so that more foods come to market safely and properly labeled.
  • Act as a knowledge partner to the Singapore Food Agency when they are seeking advice while developing their regulations for novel food ingredients.
  • Representing a Singapore’s perspective in global initiatives and projects.
  • Representing our client’s movement in multilateral processes on a case-by-case basis.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as economics, political science, public policy etc.
  • A minimum of five years’ professional experience in a related field.
  • A proven track record of a minimum of three years of previous relationship management: cultivating relationships with individuals, government and semi-governmental agencies.


Interested candidates please click apply or email your resume to Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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