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Senior Manager / Associate Director (Operations & Research Administration)

Date: 09-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description


The Asian Institute of Digital Finance (AIDF) is a university-level institute in the National University of Singapore (NUS), jointly founded by The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the National Research Foundation (NRF) and NUS. AIDF aspires to be a thought leader, a FinTech knowledge hub, and an experimental site for developing digital financial technologies as well as for nurturing current and future FinTech researchers and practitioners in Asia.


The candidate will report to the Director and manage all AIDF research programme, and supervise a small team of administrators to handle HR, Finance, and grant/project administration.


Responsibilities (including but not limited to):


•    Work with the Director to ensure the internal operation is effective and efficient while adhering to all policy and procedural guidelines.
•    Work closely with faculty members and researchers as well as with other departments on matters relating to grants, audits, and reporting.
•    Support the Director on budget planning and manage monthly expenditure tracking. 
•    Supervise a small team of administrators to handle HR, Finance, and office administration.
•    Oversee projects and events such as conferences, workshops, and forums through monitoring progress and keeping track of timelines. 


•    Bachelor or Master’s degree
•    At least 7 years of experience, preferably in a research or academic organization.
•    Excellent organization and time-management skills.
•    Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects.  
•    Strong critical thinking skills.
•    Fast learner.
•    Strong collaboration skills.  
•    Ability to work effectively across departments within the University.


Other Information:
•    Candidates who do not possess the stipulated qualifications, but have relevant work experience may still apply. Remuneration and appointment terms shall commensurate with qualifications and experience. NUS reserves the right to modify the appointment terms where necessary.

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: Asian Institute of Digital Finance

Department : Administration

Employee Referral Eligible: Yes

Job requisition ID : 16866