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Manager, Research

Our client is an established organisation.

Job No: 2371      |       Advertised on: 2021-07-07      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): East (eg: Kallang, Tampines, Changi)

  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for a Manager, Research to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!
The candidate will play a key role in spearheading the University's research analytics strategy, governance, and digital transformation efforts. You will be the key contributor in drawing insights and trends from research grants, collating, organising and analysing research data and metrics to make recommendations for policy implementation, research governance, strategy setting, foresighting, and research opportunities.

You will lead the analysis work and drive efforts to identify opportunities for policy and process improvements to position the University and the Office of Research to advance their digital transformation and automation endeavors. In this role, you will work closely with faculty and researchers, and collaborate effectively across departments to generate research-related metrics and reports for key meeting platforms, with a view to providing leadership with informed decisions on research strategy and resource allocation etc to promulgate the University’s research agenda. You will also support Board level committees/taskforces and meetings as secretariat.

The candidate should possess a technical background, coupled with a good understanding of the research community and landscape, especially in S&T policy and planning. You should have excellent writing skills, analytical, good with numbers and handling large data sets, methodological, able to distil diverse information into specific takeaways, and be proficient with data mining, and computational skills.

The responsibilities of this role are:
  • Engage with research stakeholders and partners to understand needs and facilitate strategic research initiatives;
  • Work with university research centre directors, faculty to conceptualise and develop large scale integrative research programmes;
  • Analyse S&T trends and data to inform research foresighting efforts to identify research opportunities;
  • Create infographics to communicate the impact of the University's research
  • Generate content to communicate research capabilities and outcomes through the use of social media and collaterals;
  • Advance University's research in international and local platforms to grow mindshare;
  • Develop research analytics management framework and processes, governance frameworks, and identify digital transformation initiatives; and
  • Support the Office of Research in advancing the research agenda of the University

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific/technical discipline;
  • 5 years of working experience, preferably in a S&T/R&D environment;
  • Interest in R&D and emerging research areas, as well as a curiosity to discover and conceptualise new ideas and concepts;
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of both global and local R&D ecosystems/trends;
  • Possess strong organisational, critical thinking, and analytical skills;
  • Possess strong communication (written, verbal, and presentation) skills;
  • Skilled in Microsoft word, excel and PowerPoint applications;
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Able to take ownership of, and autonomously carry forward, key aspects of work related to the position
  • Ability to integrate in and support a vibrant growing university research environment.

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$6,500.00 - S$7,000.00 per Month


We will try our best to reply all candidates within 7 working days.

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