Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
20 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description 

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer is responsible, under the supervision of the Senior Specialist, for supporting the pre-award submission and evaluation process as well as the financial and technical reporting requirements linked to the RIC-2D Fund


Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible, under the supervision of the Senior Specialist and the Manager, for supporting the pre-award submission and evaluation process as well as the post-award financial and technical reporting requirements linked to the Research and Innovation Fund (the Fund). They will also assist with the delivery of key activities and events initiated by the Research & Innovation Centre for Graphene & 2D materials (RIC-2D).

  • Assist with the validation process for the Research & Innovation Fund, supporting the Manager to ensure adherence to the program submission guidelines.
  • Carry out data entry of proposal information and award details into management databases, maintaining and updating records as appropriate.
  • Assist with the proposal evaluation process, including but not limited to, preparation of review packs, monitoring and collation of reviewer reports, payments and status updates in a confidential manner.   
  • Provide administrative support around receiving financial and technical reports awarded under the Research and Innovation Fund ensuring the documentation is complete and in full compliance with institutional policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Office of Research Services to ensure the timely reconciliation of accounts, no-cost-extensions, budget modifications and verification of expenditure on funded projects.
  • Assist in preparing for Board and Committee meetings for RIC-2D as required.
  • Support online visibility of the Fund activities, including collection of relevant content for website updates.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Line Manager, including administrative support for major project meetings such as the annual Symposium.
  • Support the wider activities of the Research & Innovation Centre as necessary.
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed including the University Sponsored Research Team and Office of Research Services.
  • Keep up to date with policy changes to ensure processes adhere to all current policies.
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Business, Finance or Science/Engineering subjects.

Required Experience


A minimum 5 years of relevant experience

UAE Nationals:

A minimum 0-1 year of relevant experience

  • Strong formal communication skills (verbal & written English)
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft programs, particularly excel.
  • Experience with databases or usage of management data systems an advantage
  • Experience of updating website & social media platforms an advantage
  • Financial monitoring and reporting experience an advantage
  • Experienced in handling confidential & sensitive data an advantage
  • Experience of University Research environment preferred

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

Primary Location : KUK – Khalifa University
Job : Officer
Schedule : Regular
Shift : Standard
Job Type : Full-time

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