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Senior Executive (CQM/BC)

Date: 01-Mar-2023

Location: DUKE-NUS MEDICAL SCHOOL, Outram Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


This temporary position is available from April 2023 onwards, and may be renewable to a long-term contract subject to the department's needs and the staff's performance. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for grant and legal contract management, general administration, coordination and execution of a variety of business functions in the Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Duke-NUS Medical School. The duties will include but not limited to the following:


  • Manage research grant applications, post-grant awards and grant variations.
  • Liaise with external partners and internal departments for review of research and service agreements.
  • Determine fiscal requirements and perform cash flow projections.
  • Monitor, verify and reconcile expenditure of the Centre.
  • Review, negotiate and execute legal contracts and subcontracts in collaboration with various stakeholders.
  • Serve as the liaison with administrative and professional personnel concerning school policies and procedures, personnel administration, and budgetary preparation and control.
  • Organise events such as symposiums, staff retreat, seminars, workshops, etc.   
  • Track KPIs for reporting purpose.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. 

Job Requirements


  • Degree in Public Health, Biomedical Sciences, Business or other related disciplines.  
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience, prior experience in an academic or healthcare setting will be advantageous.
  • Possess good business writing skills.
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently and well in teams.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message


At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.


Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.