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Research Deputy Manager/Manager, LKYCIC

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

Research Deputy Manager/Manager

The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, a research institute in the Singapore University of Technology and Design, is looking for a Research Deputy Manager/Manager and would like to invite interested candidates to send in their application.

Reporting to the Chairman and Centre Manager/Programme Lead, you will be expected to:

  • Be in charge of the administration of research programmes
  • Liaise with Programme Heads and researchers on the evaluation, selection, tracking and progress updates of research projects
  • Assist in budgeting and procurement matters
  • Work closely with Finance on fund disbursement, reimbursement and to facilitate audit matters
  • Assist with information and data collection for the Centre’s annual reports, website, publications and collaterals
  • Schedule, coordinate and arrange logistics for appointments, meetings, conferences/events/workshops and visitors/student activities
  • Undertake any other duties requested and necessary for the smooth operations of the office


  • Degree from a reputable institution
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good computer literacy, proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint and have experience managing website
  • Be able to work under pressure and tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Prior experience in research programme administration management or familiarity with a research/university environment will be an advantage

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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