Opening for Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager , Transport Research

Career Opportunities

At LTA, we don’t just build trains and roads – we build connections, as we transform the way people travel. Discover your best fit with roles here as diverse as the talented individuals that fill them.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Transport, which spearheads land transport developments in Singapore. As the agency responsible for planning, designing, building and maintaining Singapore’s land transport infrastructure and systems, we aim to bring about a greener and more inclusive public transport system, complemented by convenient options to walk and cycle from their homes or to their destinations. We leverage technology to strengthen our rail and bus infrastructure and provide exciting options for future land transport.

Deputy Manager/Assistant Manager , Transport Research

You will be part of a team responsible for the development and execution of LTA’s research and technology plans. You will collaborate with external partners and internal divisions to develop and operationalise plans for the introduction of new projects and cutting edge technologies to ensure that our transport system meets the needs of future generations in Singapore. You will be responsible to identify research collaboration opportunities, develop R&T initiatives through grant calls or collaboration, develop technology roadmaps and co-ordinate implementation to ensure programme delivery. You will need to keep abreast of latest transport research and technology trends and development. 


  • Tertiary Qualifications in Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, or related subjects
  • Strong writing, analytical, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Team player and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment 
  • Have a passion for urban land transport research and technology
  • Experience in project and grant management is a plus