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Senior Executive / Assistant Manager (Research Administration)

Date: 14-Jan-2023

Location: UNIV ADMIN, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

To support pre- and post- award research project administration in order to ensure smooth operations and compliance with NUS and funding agency’s policies/ procedures/ terms & conditions.

Manage pre- and post- award activities of NRF/A*STAR/NMRC/MOE-funded programmes. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Disseminate and coordinate all activities relating to grant calls for assigned programmes, including proposal compliance and completeness verification checks  
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal reviews and evaluation, where required
  • Point-of-contact for sponsors for all programme-related matters
  • Facilitate review of T&Cs and final acceptance of awarded grants
  • Work with the grant recipient and relevant internal units to set-up and activate project accounts
  • Process request for project changes
  • Monitor and facilitate submission of project/programme progress reports
  • Maintain statistics and prepare stakeholder reports, when necessary
  • Manage Fund Requisition process
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned


  • A recognised degree.
  • At least two years relevant working experience.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills.
  • Able to work independently and a good team player.
  • Adaptable and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.

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.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Office of the Deputy President(Res&Tech)

Department : Office of the Deputy President(Res&Tech)

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 17734