Job ID 18381
Experience 5 Years
Qualifications Master’s Degree
Founded in 1983, Aga Khan University is Pakistan’s pioneering private international university dedicated to delivering top-tier education, research, and healthcare tailored to the region.
- As a dynamic people and process manager, this role demands strategic business acumen to effectively oversee a substantial grant portfolio.
- Lead and strategize research administration across 15+ departments, ensuring alignment with institutional and funding agency regulations.
- Motivate your team, fostering professional growth, and maintain a firm grip on business, finance, and strategic management.
- Your proactive approach will drive high-quality outcomes and uphold compliance.
Your Role Includes:
- Identify Funding Prospects: Collaborate with faculty to spot funding opportunities.
- Quality Assurance: Scrutinize grant proposals for excellence and adherence.
- Proposal Enhancement: Refine proposals in tandem with scientists, researchers, and administrators.
- Budgeting Expertise: Develop budgets complying with AKU and agency guidelines.
- Effective Negotiations: Engage stakeholders and secure internal and external approvals.
- Efficiency Enhancement: Optimize processes through tools and templates, ensuring predictability.
- Leadership Development: Nurture a skilled research administration team through training and succession planning.
- Backlog Management: Analyze grant applications and contract backlogs for the FHS portfolio.
- MBA (additional certifications preferred) from a reputable university, nationally or internationally.
- 5+ years’ experience in Business, Operations, Research, or Grants
- Exceptional organizational skills with a focus on efficiency.
- Proven capacity-building and multitasking expertise. Effective leadership, teamwork, and communication skills.
- Resilience to thrive in fast-paced environments. Proficiency in computing and report writing.
Seize the Opportunity:
Elevate your career with Aga Khan University, contributing to groundbreaking research administration. Lead with impact, drive growth, and thrive in a challenging yet rewarding role. Join us today