Identify prospective funding sources, new funding initiatives and support for current research projects.
Maintain liaison and effective communication and build beneficial relationship with individuals and organizations at various levels across the research community.
Manage application for external research grant including proposal development, budgeting, completion of proposal forms, progress report submission, expenditure reconciliation, research compliance requirements, subcontracts, renewals, exit and sponsors term and conditions.
Liaising with funding bodies on their procedures, regulations, terms and condition to ensure these are adhered to in a timely and accurate manner.
Provide technical support to the Research Director in strategic planning and implementation of policies and procedures to promote research activities in the faculty.
Identify prospective participants and coordinate development of faculty interdisciplinary research teams and proposals.
Develop and facilitate workshops, meetings or conferences that enhance research funding opportunities and profile.
Prepare substantive administrative reports and documents. Manage varying voluminous caseload of complex assignments and projects from multiple sponsors requiring deadlines and timely submissions.
Represent the unit in committees and relevant university meetings.
Provide supervision, guidance and support to direct reports
Oversee that institutions research outputs and academic publications are on the university website, ensuring accuracy and quality.
Any other specific or adhoc duty to be assigned by line manager from time to time.