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Manager, ARCLE (Renewable 2-Year Contract)

Date: 12-Jan-2023

Location: YONG LOO LIN SCH OF MEDICINE, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

• Work with the Deputy Director to ensure the Centre’s operation is effective and efficient while adhering to all policy and procedural guidelines.
• Support the control of the budgeting/forecasting process against the Centre’s intended milestones and deliverables as well as generate budget reports.
• Handle day-to-day Corporate and Administration Services (HR, Finance, Procurement, Core Centre Research Administration and Management).
• Work closely with faculty members and researchers as well as with other departments on matters relating to Centre’s Core Research Support requirements.
• Supervise a small team of Core Research Support administrators and laboratory specialists on roles to support the operations of the Centre.
• Oversee projects and events such as conferences, workshops, and forums through monitoring progress and keeping track of timelines.
• Assist in projects related to the above, including process and controls improvements.
• Any other ad-hoc duties as allocated by the Reporting Manager and/or ACRLE Leadership.


• Bachelor or Master’s degree.
• At least 7 years of experience, preferably in a research or academic organization.
• Excellent organisation and time-management skills.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills.
• Ability to work effectively across departments within the University.
• Good understanding of the research environment.
• Adhere to high standards of professional integrity and ethics.
• A congenial and resilient personality with a positive and genuine interest in supporting a community of scientists/academics/advocacy groups/industrial partners/junior staff.
• Independent and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Fast learner, sharp-minded, meticulous, and able to pick up systems and work processes quickly.
• Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Proactive, problem solver, able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.

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

The National University of Singapore invites applications for a Centre Manager position at the NUS Bia-Echo Asia Centre for Reproductive Longevity and Equality (ACRLE), NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
The Bia-Echo Asia Centre for Reproductive Longevity and Equality (ACRLE), established under the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine), was made possible through a gift from the Bia-Echo Foundation, founded by lawyer and entrepreneur, Nicole Shanahan. The Centre will collaborate with our partners and specialise in research for women’s reproductive health, ageing and digital medicine, and lead the conversation in women’s reproductive longevity and equality.
The candidate will report to the Deputy Director and manage the Centre’s Core Research Support Unit. He/She will supervise a small team of Core Research Support administrators and laboratory specialists in roles to support the operations of the Centre.