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Deputy Director or Asst Director, ARIE

Our client is a leading firm in the higher education industry

Job No: 1990      |       Advertised on: 2019-07-26      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): West (eg: Queenstown, Jurong, Clementi, Tuas)

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  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for a Deputy Director or Asst Director, ARIE to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!

The Deputy Director/Asst Director reports to the Director.  He/she is responsible for leading a team to jointly develop and support research projects and Technology Innovation Centres with our academic clusters and industry.

We are looking for candidates to oversee and manage the following clusters:
  1. Infocomm Technology / Engineering
  •       The candidate must have a relevant degree in Engineering, Computing or Science from a reputable University;
  •       Familiar with the Energy, Transport, Communications and Cybersecurity sectors will be an advantage

       2. Chemical and Food Technology/ Design & Specialised Businesses
  •        The candidate must have a relevant degree in Chemical Engineering, Science, Biochemical  Industrial Design or User Interface Design
  •        Familiar with the Chemical, Accountancy and/or Hospitality sectors will be an advantage.

       3. Healthcare & Social Sciences
  •        The candidate must have a good Degree in Science, Engineering or Healthcare 
  •         Previous experience working in the Healthcare industry will be an advantageous
The responsibilities of this role are:   

The candidate will lead a team to:
  • develop and execute strategies to foster multi-disciplinary research collaborations;
  • identify and engage academic staff, agencies and industry partners for research collaborations;
  • develop business proposals, budgetary requirements, financial models and cash flow projections for research collaborations.
  • coordinate and negotiate with funding sponsors and industry partners on research funding, deliverables, KPIs and legal agreements;
  • coordinate and manage University internal stakeholders for support needed for industry collaborations;
  • manage progress and KPIs for reporting to stakeholders; 
  • develop, maintain and strengthen the relationship with industry partners;
  • oversee the management of technology innovation centres;
  • promote entrepreneurship spirit in the pursuit of applied research and innovation;
  • plan and oversee events and activities organized to foster industry collaborations and entrepreneurship development.

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • Self-motivated with strong leadership and supervisory skills to lead a team for high performance;
  • Extensive experience in business development, managing research collaborations and handling legal agreements;
  • Familiar with national strategic research initiatives and funding support from government agencies;
  • Enjoy working closely with industry, academic staff and students in an educational environment and believe in educating new generations of students;
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively within a team;
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-moving environment;
  • Possess strong analytical skills with an eye-for-details;
  • Have good persuasive writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills.

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$9,000.00 - S$10,500.00 per Month


We will try our best to reply all candidates within 7 working days.

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