At IPOS, we drive Singapore’s future growth. Our passionate and talented people engage with, and make an impact to the world. Together, we are an innovation agency that helps Singapore grow a vibrant IP and innovation ecosystem. Here’s what sets IPOS apart from others, how you can make your mark and where IPOS could take you.
With multiple career tracks at IPOS and our subsidiaries, chances are you’ll find something you really enjoy doing. No matter how you choose to contribute here, you’ll be entrusted with responsibilities that constantly pique your interest and challenge status quo. A career with IPOS will always be demanding, but it also values your curiosity and creativity, and rewards your can-do spirit and commitment to excel. We’re sure you wouldn’t want it any other way.
A Place of Belonging
We pride ourselves on having an engaged, passionate and motivated workforce, with people who possess a strong sense of personal and professional integrity, excellent team spirit and a genuine respect and care for one another. From day one, you will work alongside, learn from and be challenged by a supportive team of bright minds.
Seeing the World
Ever desired the opportunity for global exposure through the course of your career? Through international engagement work, overseas training programmes and national IP offices exchanges, you will have plenty of opportunities to see the world out there and broaden your horizons!
Making an Impact
What we do at IPOS today helps to shape the IP and innovation ecosystem tomorrow. Our people help Singapore develop sufficient numbers and depth in IP expertise and skills. In the process, we deliver exciting opportunities for Singapore and create meaningful jobs for the people of Singapore.
We want IPOSians to have a happy and fulfilling life both at and beyond work. At IPOS, our people are our greatest assets, and we have no qualms investing in you. That’s why we offer extensive opportunities for your personal and professional development, provide resources to support your hobbies and create a fun environment which welcomes inquiring and creative minds.
Investing in Your Development
Learning is an integral part of life at IPOS. You bring a remarkable set of skills and knowledge to IPOS and we’ll provide the resources to deepen your competencies. From developmental programmes which address different learning needs at various career milestones, to sponsorships for leadership programmes and higher qualifications, we have it all covered. The extensiveness of our learning & development programmes coupled with the richness of your on-the-job experiences will always put IPOSians one step ahead.
Living a Healthy Life
At IPOS, we care about IPOSians’ overall well-being. IPOSians have access to the annual health screening provided on-site, gym membership passes and an assortment of healthy fruits each week to keep you in the pink of health. We provide time-off for IPOSians to step out of the office for a jog in the park one afternoon a week, and we even go the extra mile to provide the resources for those who prefer to exercise in a group. Zumba, yoga, badminton, futsal, just name it.
Supporting Dynamic Careers
We dedicate our resources to promote your career development. This means that as your skills grow and your interests expand, positions throughout and beyond the IPOS Family are open to meet your career ambitions through job rotations and secondments. Many have said a career with us opens doors for IPOSians, and we’ll like to think they may not be wrong.
Having Fun Together
We love seeing IPOSians having fun at work. Celebrations come in all shapes and sizes, as we rejoice in our big and small wins. We party in appreciation of our cultural diversities during the quarterly festivities, and we make merry in celebration of our hard work and achievements during the annual Dinner and Dance and IPOS Family Day. And the cherry on top? Conveniently located within the vibrant Bras Basah precinct, we can let our hair down anytime, right at our doorstep.
Travel Broadens the Mind
by Byron Karuppiah, Legal Counsel, Legal Department
"But, what if one only travelled to work?....."
Growing Through a Supportive and 'Always-Learning' Culture
by Yu Yang, Patent Examiner, Patent Search & Examination, IPOS International
".....where we share a common goal and are always ready to assist and learn from one another."
Stepping out of my comfort zone
by Wong Mei Xuan, Assistant Director, Finance Department
"If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone."