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Associate, Research Ops (Contract)

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Administration/Secretarial, Grant/Research Management/Development

The candidate will manage the day-to-day operations and administrative duties of the Office of Research, which includes but is not limited to the following:

Provide support to faculty in their applications to external/internal grant calls, and respond timely and appropriately to pre and post-award research related queries.

Manage the research processes and ensure that they are in compliance with the university's overall goals and policies as well as funding agencies' research guidelines and policies.

Prepare reports for submission to funding agencies and management.

Work closely with management and faculty to operationalize and implement the University's research strategy and plans.

Identify grant calls, research benchmarks and indicators, manage databases and track faculty publications.

Work closely with the relevant stakeholders and external vendors to develop the University's Research Management System.

Develop close rapport with the funding agencies locally and internationally.

Provide secretariat support to meetings (e.g. University's Academic Research Committee, University Research Board, Office of Research Department meetings etc).


The eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. The candidate should ideally:

Have relevant experience in research grant management and is familiar with grant funding guidelines, terms and conditions etc. 

A good understanding of the local research landscape and ecosystem, including being familiar with the key funding agencies (i.e. NRF, A*STAR, MOE, NMRC etc) will be an advantage.

Be proficient in MS Office applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Have excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills.

Possess a keen eye for details with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines.

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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