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Senior Manager / Associate Director - Research MBA / MSc / MA Job

2024-07-11 08:56   Content/Writing   Lagos   25 views
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Job Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Manager / Associate Director to lead and oversee research activities within the department.
This role will play a key role in shaping the research direction of the department, managing research teams, securing funding, and ensuring the successful completion of research projects.


Develop and implement a strategic research agenda for the department, aligned with the institute's overall mission.
Secure research funding through grants, contracts, and other funding mechanisms.
Manage and mentor a team of researchers, including post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and research staff.
Oversee the development and execution of research projects, ensuring adherence to deadlines, budgets, and research quality standards.
Collaborate with faculty, researchers, and external partners to develop and implement interdisciplinary research initiatives.
Disseminate research findings through publications, presentations, and other communication channels.
Manage departmental budget and resources effectively.
Stay current on emerging trends in the research field and identify new research opportunities.
Provide leadership and guidance to the research team in areas such as research ethics, data management, and scientific integrity.
Represent the department in meetings and conferences.


MSc in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in research management.
Demonstrated experience in securing research funding.
Proven track record of leading and mentoring research teams.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Experience in grant writing and proposal development is a plus.
Experience in research project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) is a plus.

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