Manager/ Senior Manager, Applied Research Office

Job no: 498511
Department: Applied Research Office
Contract type: Contract
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Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Applied Research Office (ARO), the Manager/Senior Manager holds the responsibility of supporting the division's endeavours in grants management and SIT's applied research initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execution of various grant administrative tasks from pre-award to post-award. This includes launching grant calls, conducting administrative checks on proposals, collaborating with grantors, assisting faculty in project execution, monitoring performance, facilitating claims and audits.
  • Contribution to providing leadership and strategic direction to the Grants Administration team.
  • Assistance in enhancing the framework and governance aspects of grant management, with effective communication to key stakeholders.
  • Support in planning and leveraging IT applications to support the applied research efforts of SIT and grant management.
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders (i.e. HR, CIT, FIN and Academic staff) to streamline processes and facilitate applied research efforts.
  • Participation in day-to-day operations of the division, initiation and implementation of process enhancements, and staff management.
  • Compilation and preparation of data for reporting to stakeholders.
  • Oversight of ARO KPIs monitoring to support various platforms.
  • Other relevant duties and tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • A degree in Engineering, Science, Business, or an equivalent field, along with a minimum of 10 years of work experience, including at least 5 years in management and leadership roles.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a proven track record in project management, change management, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Substantial experience in grant management and/or strategy, spanning both organisational and national levels.
  • Proficiency in IT frameworks for grant submission, management, and reporting.
  • Resourceful and capable of working independently.
  • Good communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders.

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Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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