Associate Director (Operations & Research Administration), Asian Institute of Digital Finance

Date: 2 Mar 2024


Company: National University of Singapore

About Asian Institute of Digital Finance

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 handling 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 such as grants, audits, and reporting.
  • Support the Director on budget planning. 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.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Asian Insitute of Digital Finance

Department : Administration

Job requisition ID : 22705

Contact List for further enquiries

Hiring Manager: Qiao Zhang
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HR Partner: Nyssha Tan Shixuan
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