Desired Attributes

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Analytical

Enjoys analysing things from all angles and thinking of ways to solve problems

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Meticulous
Pays attention to detail and accuracy

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Resilience
Highly adaptive to handle transformative changes

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Team Player

Understands that each person is part of a larger team working together to bring
about the success of any project

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Responsible
Recognises the implicit obligation on accountability to ensure work process runs
reliably and efficiently

Extracted from Skills Framework for Logistics

 

Selected Job Roles and Relevant Training


Warehouse Operations Executive


Role Requirements

Some Key Functions:

  1. Plan and implement complex warehouse processes, operations and technology
  2. Explore solutions and analyse feasibility of plans

Some Key Technical Skills Required:

  1. Automation Design
  2. Warehouse Administration
  3. Warehouse Space Utilisation
  4. Warehouse Layout Design

Some Key Generic Skills Required:

  1. Resource Management
  2. Leadership
  3. Problem Solving

Relevant Training Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management with Minor

  1. Singapore University of Social Sciences (4 years)

Diploma in Business Practice (Supply Chain Management)

  1. Nanyang Polytechnic (2.5 years)

Diploma in Engineering (Operations and Systems Management)

  1. Temasek Polytechnic (2.5 years)


Health, Safety and Environmental Officer


Role Requirements

Some Key Functions:

  1. Identify, assess and advise on risks arising from workplace
  2. Recommend and implement measures to minimise risks

Some Key Technical Skills Required:

  1. Dangerous Goods Management
  2. Environmental Protection Management
  3. Warehouse Facility Management
  4. Warehousing Occupational Health and Safety Management

Some Key Generic Skills Required:

  1. Problem Solving
  2. Service Orientation
  3. Teamwork

Relevant Training Programmes

Diploma in Engineering (Operations and Engineering Management)

  1. Republic Polytechnic (Part Time, 2.5 years)

Higher NITEC in Logistics for International Trade

  1. Institute of Technical Education (2 years)

NITEC in Logistics Services

  1. Institute of Technical Education (2 years)


Transport Assistant Manager/ Transport Executive


Role Requirements

Some Key Functions:

  1. Plan and implement complex transport processes, operations and technology
  2. Supervise a transport operations team

Some Key Technical Skills Required:

  1. Dangerous Goods Management
  2. Livestock Cargo Administration
  3. Transportation Hub Administration
  4. Stakeholder Management

Some Key Generic Skills Required:

  1. Decision Making
  2. Resource Management
  3. Problem Solving

Relevant Training Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management with Minor

  1. Singapore University of Social Sciences (4 years)

Diploma in Engineering (Operations and Engineering Management)

  1. Republic Polytechnic (Part Time, 2.5 years)

Higher NITEC in Logistics for International Trade

  1. Institute of Technical Education (2 years)


Shipping Specialist/ Freight Executive


Role Requirements

Some Key Functions:

  1. Handle specialised custom clearance activities from preparation, application to inspection
  2. Plan complex freight and develop freight solutions

Some Key Technical Skills Required:

  1. Data and Statistical Analytics
  2. Cargo Issuance and Dispatch
  3. International Trade Legislation Compliance
  4. Cargo Tracking System Administration

Some Key Generic Skills Required:

  1. Problem Solving
  2. Resource Management
  3. Decision Making

Relevant Training Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  1. Singapore University of Social Sciences ( 3 to 4 years)

Specialist Diploma in Supply Chain Management

  1. Nanyang Polytechnic (1 year)

WSQ Diploma in Freight and Transportation Services

  1. Singapore Polytechnic (1 year)


Logistics Solutions Manager


Role Requirements

Some Key Functions:

  1. Manage the processes of logistics solution business development
  2. Lead a department and make business decisions

Some Key Technical Skills Required:

  1. Data and Statistical Analytics
  2. Material Flow Modelling
  3. Supply Chain Solutioning
  4. Logistics Solution Project Management

Some Key Generic Skills Required:

  1. Communication
  2. Problem Solving
  3. Service Orientation

Relevant Training Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management with Minor

  1. Singapore University of Social Sciences (4 years)

Diploma in Business Studies

  1. Ngee Ann Polytechnic (3 years)

Diploma in Logistics and Operations Management

  1. Temasek Polytechnic (3 years)

Diploma in Business Process and Systems Engineering

  1. Temasek Polytechnic (3 years)

Logistics Contract Manager


Role Requirements

Some Key Functions:

  1. Manage multiple logistics programmes
  2. Lead programmes and make business decisions

Some Key Technical Skills Required:

  1. Contract Preparation, Evaluation, Negotiation and Tendering
  2. Data and Statistical Analytics
  3. Supply Chain Solutioning
  4. Material Management

Some Key Generic Skills Required:

  1. Communication
  2. Problem Solving
  3. Managing Diversity

Relevant Training Programmes

Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management with Minor

  1. Singapore University of Social Sciences ( 3 to 4 years)

Diploma in Business Practice (Supply Chain Management)

  1. Nanyang Polytechnic (2.5 years)

Diploma in Logistics and Operations Management

  1. Temasek Polytechnic (3 years)


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