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Executive - N2CR (Cancer Science Institute)

Date: 02-Feb-2023


Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

For N2CR: Note that precise role will depend on experience/ aptitude and the role may not encompass all of the duties indicated below


• Assist with HR related matters including preparation of job descriptions, liaising with NUS HR, payroll funds check where applicable

• Induction of new recruits, keep records of N2CR staff list, maintenance of profiles for NUS Cancer Programme members on websites


• Handle N2CR Membership, generate N2CR publications bibliometrics

• Assist to handle N2CR initiatives and partnership with different NUS departments/schools

Assist with outreach including organisation of both virtual and face-to-face events, fundraising activities, workshops and seminars
• Assist to prepare and update events on newsletter and website, media relations

• Assist to disseminate N2CR news and related research news, publicity of N2CR where applicable


• Assist with financial administration including tracking of budgets, virements, procurement, claims

• Liaison with the Finance Team for efficient management of financial affairs both the N2CR members and of the N2CR itself

Grant & Graduate Programme

• Assist with post grant awards process, raise tasks in the grant iRIMS system

Assist with N2CR graduate programme administrative matters, and act as liaison with NUS Medicine, Division of Graduate School.

Other duties & responsibilities

• Ensure good and tidy document housekeeping and timely correspondence.

 > Maintain letters of award, approvals, amendments, etc.

 > Maintain computerized grant/ financial data and progress reports

• Any other duties as assigned by senior management


• BSc, preferably in business administration, management, Finance, Mass Communication, Life Sciences or related field of study. Candidates with equivalent experience may also apply. 

• Preference will be given to candidates with experience in;

 o Administrative management of research involving multiple faculty including but not restricted to HR, Grants budget, Outreach, Finance

 o Coordinating and tracking multiple projects

 o Background in life sciences

 o SAP/iRIMS system

• 3 to 4 years’ experience in a similar position

• Able to work independently, effectively and a good team player

• Proactive, committed, creative, meticulous and results-oriented

• Excellent writing and reporting ability

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.