KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Internal Programs Senior Specialist

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
23 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2022
Ref
2200007W
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description 

The Internal Programs Senior Specialist is responsible for assisting in the development of funding programs, managing the funding call process (including multi-stage reviews) and supporting the management of the internal grant portfolio.

Description

The Internal Programs Senior Specialist is responsible for assisting in the development of funding programs, managing the funding call process (including multi-stage reviews) and supporting the management of the internal grant portfolio.

  • Support Line Manager in administration of University’s funding programs
  • Develop materials related to the preparation of funding calls and related activities.
  • Review proposal submissions for compliance and eligibility prior to technical reviews.
  • Assist with the internal and external reviewer process including identifying subject specific reviewers based on individual proposal topics.
  • Liaise between scientific review committees and applicants/grantees, e.g., synthesize feedback from review panels to applicants and grantees.
  • Design and solicit feedback from key constituents about current processes.
  • Ensure the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the process, including identifying and implementing process improvements.
  • Answer questions and track follow-ups to completion.
  • Assist with timely data collection and reporting for internal and external audit requests
  • Use appropriate reporting system to provide support and training to research end users to ensure adherence to developed processes and procedures.
  • Facilitate the smooth flow of paperwork and approvals, ensuring adherence to all institutional policies and procedures.
  • Maintain Internal Funding folders on KU network shared drives, ensuring clear and consistent record-keeping
  • Facilitate the administrative preparation and initiation of agreements with External Collaborators
  • Support Line Manager and/or Director in preparation of materials for Research Council and other R&D related meetings.
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferably with some work experience in university administration or a sponsor agency.

Expats:

A minimum 7-9 years of relevant experience.

UAE Nationals:

A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).

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

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