Advanced Search Advanced Search Close Panel All of these words This exact phrase Any of these words Without these words Search within: PSDWhole of Government Expand All Collapse All Public Service Leadership Programme (PSLP)Career Development 1. What is the duration of the PSLP? The PSLP is a long-term leadership development programme that aims to develop capable officers to take on key Public Service Leadership positions. Entry to the programme can be at any juncture, where there will be a variety of career pathways to cater to the officers’ inclinations. 2. Who is the PSLP managed by? The PSLP is centrally managed by the Public Service Division to groom capable and talented individuals for leadership positions within the Public Service. 3. Can I choose the agencies of the two sectors I am posted to during the General Phase of the PSLP? During the selection interview, you may like to share with us your career inclinations and your preferred posting sectors. These, together with other considerations such as availability of suitable positions, will form the basis for your eventual posting. 4. Can I apply to the Sectoral Phase directly? We will take into consideration your preference for a particular sector at the point of your application. However, applicants with no or little work experience in the Public Service are encouraged to start from the General Phase, which is designed to provide broad exposure to various sectors of the Public Service, and equip young officers with a basic understanding of public governance. Your posting to the different sectors in the General Phase is an opportunity for you to discover which sector you are most suited for and passionate about, so you can make a more informed decision on your future career specialisation. Generally, only applicants who exhibit a strong aptitude for a certain sector, or have proven career track records or developed highly specialised skills in a particular domain area, will be considered for direct entry into the Sectoral Phase. These will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. 5. Who oversees the career paths of officers on the PSLP? The career paths of officers on the Sectoral Phase of the PSLP are overseen and managed by senior Public Service leaders in the respective sectors, supported by the Public Service Division. As the needs of each sector may differ from the others, the senior leaders in each sector will identify the capability and competency needs as well as put in place developmental initiatives required for each sector. 6. What are the requirements for me to remain in the PSLP? You will remain on the PSLP as long as you perform on the job and exhibit the potential to eventually take on key Public Service Leadership positions in the sectors. 7. Is there a bond for the PSLP? There is generally no bond for the programme. However, if you are sponsored for post-graduate studies while on the programme, you may be required to serve a bond period. If you are unable to find an answer to your query, please submit your Feedback to let us know how we can help you.