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Executive - Grant (Cancer Science Institute)

Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The position exists to provide
-    Administrative support to the CSI and its Principal Investigators/researchers on grant related matters


Duties And Responsibilities

•    Assist with grant applications, manage the review process, and provide administrative support for the IRB, IACUC, safety/risk and other research regulatory requirements
•    preparation of budgets for research grants, virements and tracking of grants
•    provide primary support and assistance on regular progress/ appraisal/other reports as required under grant terms and conditions
•    collation and updating biosketches of PI for collaborative grants and reporting for other purposes, for eg chaired professorship and annual appraisals 
•    Assist with preparation and submission of research collaboration agreements, MTAs, NDAs, project agreements, sub-awards, and contracts.
•    liaise with, and manage admin issues with NUS & NUHS research offices, Office of Legal Affairs and ILO (on issues of intellectual property, project and research collaboration agreements, MTAs, NDAs, etc.), Office of Financial Services, MD6 Finance & HR cluster teams, and external funding agencies
•    Assist to organise visits of review panels or advisory boards when required under senior management direction and according to grants’ terms and conditions
•    Ensure good and tidy document housekeeping and timely correspondence:
o    Maintain letters of award, approvals, amendments, etc.
o    Maintain computerized financial data and progress reports
•    Assure that policies and procedures for compliance with research-related regulations are up-to-date and reviewed regularly
•    Compile bibliometrics and additional information for presentation slides, writeup and design of CSI Annual Report as well as other reports as required
•    Work with Outreach Team, NUS and NUHS corporate communications teams and coordinate with scientists on press releases when needed
•    Assist in other admin duties such as scheduling appointments, writing meeting minutes and coordinating research/other meetings as well as following up decisions made and other necessary actions as required
•    Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management


•    Degree or equivalent from recognized university
•    Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
•    Preference will be given to those with:
o    Life sciences or other sciences background
o    Experience in coordinating and tracking multiple projects and their progress towards grant requirements
•    Driven, fast learner, meticulous, organized, initiative, team player and ability to prioritise and multitask efficiently
•    Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
•    Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

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.