Executive (Grant Management and Research Support), Research Support Unit |

Executive (Grant Management and Research Support), Research Support Unit

Job Purpose

To perform Research Support Unit (RSU) core function in grant management and provide research support on research benchmarking, Publication and Citation (P&C)  and research matrics reporting, and organising research seminars.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Grant Management
  • Disseminate grant call
  • Assist in budgeting for grant proposal
  • Review grant proposal
  • Coordinate IRB submission
  • Facilitate procurement matters
  • Provide financial advisory such as fundable/non-fundable items, budget variation, project extension etc.
  • Monitor grant spending
  • Collate progress and final reports
  • Administer subsequent grant closure
  1. Verify invoices, staff and student claims.
  1. Maintain graduate student researchers’ database and facilitate the appointment process.
  1. Organise School Research Seminar series and other events.
  1. Manage the School publications display cabinet.
  1. Generate Publication and Citation (P&C) reports for faculty annual review and recruitment.

  2. Assist in research benchmarking efforts through data collection and analysis.
  1. Assist in collating research matrics for the School and Research Centres.
  1. Provide secretariat support for meetings.


  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree with min. 2 years’ working experience
  • Has a good command of English (written and spoken)
  • Has competency in MS Office in particular advanced Excel skills
  • Preferably has prior experience in managing grants
  • Preferably has prior experience in organising events
  • Is meticulous with an eye for details
  • Has demonstrated a certain level of creativity and enthusiasm in taking on new projects and seeing them to completion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • A good team player and effective communicator

(The NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is located 5-8 minutes’ walk from the Botanic Gardens MRT, which is served by the Circle and new Downtown 2 MRT lines).

Application Procedure

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click here to submit an online application form via our Career@NUS website.



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