28 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Maps the capability needs of the charity sector, devise suitable consulting projects and training to bridge the gaps with appropriate student resource and expertise.

Sector Mapping

  • Conduct thorough desk research on trends and priorities in the non-profit ecosystem;
  • Identify prospective partners as collaborators on data sharing such as in areas like fundraising and social impact assessment;
  • Study and map the developmental needs of charities in fundraising (online and physical) and highlight opportunities for student consulting and synergies with Inte-Co's mandate;
  • Liaise with charities for consulting projects from identification, design to proposal development.

Project Development & Scoping

  • Negotiate and establish collaboration agreement with stakeholders on data sharing;
  • Work closely with faculty on research projects where relevant;
  • Assess the scope and depth of consulting projects and the necessary pre-engagement training;
  • Write consulting proposals, including scoping the skills and resource requirements(including students);
  • Source and apply for grants or funding for consulting projects, where applicable.

Project Execution & Monitoring

  • Recruit, assess and schedule students to consult projects;
  • Oversee project progress and assure the quality of project deliverables;
  • Visit charities onsite to review projects, deliverables and impact;
  • Identify areas of need and support capability building efforts for charities, including planning and designing executive training;
  • Submit final report on project conclusion and identify key priority areas based on sector needs, challenges and issues.

Job Requirements

  • A postgraduate degree is required from a reputable university; a degree in Social Science will be advantageous.
  • Preferably 4 to 6 years of related work experience. Senior candidates with proven track records will be considered too. Preference will be given to candidates who have held administrative research positions in a large organisation's central office.
  • Proven leadership skills to inspire and engage multiple stakeholders at all levels, functioning effectively in a complex and ambiguous environment.
  • Good understanding of the research environment; resilient and resourceful with good problem-solving and critical thinking skills to achieve research objectives.
  • Adhere to a high standard of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Strong project management and organisation skills.
  • Proficient in data analysis and reporting of research output, financial projection and budgeting. Familiarity with R programming software and MySQL is preferred.
  • Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills.

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