SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

Programme Manager, Research, Lien Centre for Social Innovation

Location
Singapore
Posted
Aug 02, 2020
End of advertisement period
Aug 29, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

1-year contract

Operation

  • Contract
  • Manager
  • PhD 
  • Masters
  • Singapore 
  • Closing On 29 Aug 2020

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • This position is for Lien Centre for Social Innovation (LCSI).
  • Design, write and implement research studies from concept to research report (outputs,e.g. grant proposals, white papers, project reports, journal articles, presentations, etc.).
  • Conduct primary and secondary data collection and analysis.
  • Manage/oversee research projects from conceptualisation and proposal to delivery and presentation stages.
  • Work closely with other team members to develop programmes that might suitably apply research findings.
  • Be an active contributor and resource to existing and new programmes/initiatives.
  • Support the development of junior members of the team.

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree (Masters and/or PhD).
  • Formal training in research methods.
  • At least 4 years of work experience (project management, research, writing, budgeting, contract negotiation, etc.).
  • Facilitation and workshop development experience highly desirable.
  • Strong research, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Strong public presentation skills.
  • Able to build and sustain relationships with partners and key stakeholders from the public, private and social sectors
  • Knowledge and experience in curriculum development would be an advantage.
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team and across sectors.
  • Take initiative and think innovatively.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously and handle the complexities of concurrent timelines.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

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