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Senior Associate (Grant Management, OSTIN) – 1 year contract

Apply Now Work type: Contract, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Others

About EDB
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg


About Office for Space Technology & Industry
The Office for Space Technology & Industry (OSTIn) is Singapore’s national space office. It is responsible for nurturing the development of space technologies to serve national imperatives, growing a globally competitive space industry in Singapore and fostering an enabling regulatory environment for Singapore’s space activities. To support these objectives, OSTIn also seeks to build international partnerships and contribute to the development of multilateral norms on space. In addition, OSTIn also supports the development of Singapore’s future workforce through space-based STEM outreach.


• Plan and manage the end-to-end administration of research grants which includes the management of grant call processes, ensuring compliance to relevant guidelines and managing grant disbursements.
• To develop and review grant governance frameworks and guidelines where necessary
• Support the management of research projects, which includes monitoring progress of research projects, managing project records and tracking project budgets & KPIs
• Manage administrative, logistics and finance matters, including managing OSTIn’s annual budget, and OSTIn’s procurement activities
• Plan and manage events (both physical and virtual events) and social media outreach.
• Other administrative tasks as assigned

To meet the challenges of this role, you must have/be:
• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
• Work experience in grant administration and project management would be an advantage
• Organised, meticulous and able to work effectively under pressure or on multiple priorities and projects
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken; including ability and experience in engaging and managing stakeholders across all levels of seniority internally and externally
• Self-motivated and positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a team player
• Singaporean

We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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