Under one of the key thrusts of the recently-formed SkillsFuture Council, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will work closely with employers and other key stakeholders to design and implement a framework to enable individuals to advance in their careers by climbing skill ladders.
In collaboration with sector lead agencies, employers, and unions, SSG will co-develop medium-term manpower and skills plans for each key sector, in order to support industry growth and productivity efforts. These Sectoral Manpower Strategies will identify sector-specific manpower and skills requirements over a five-year period, and outline a holistic package of measures to meet these requirements
The Biopharmaceutical Manufacturers Advisory Council (BMAC), Singapore Economic Development Board, and SSG have been working together closely to develop the SMDP in order to support the growth of the biologics manufacturing industry. The SMDP for the biologics manufacturing industry provides a glimpse of the sectoral manpower strategy for the wider biopharmaceutical sector.
Through consultation with industry and government agencies, three key priorities and their corresponding strategies were identified:
These programmes and initiatives will be rolled out under SMDP: