The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Operations Manager - Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit, 2019
Application deadline: 31 Oct 2019
Overview of the role
The newly created post of Operations Manager is a reflection of the success and planned expansion of the scope and range of the research conducted by EOCRU, leading to the need for a professional, proactive and experienced Operations Manager to oversee the administrative, fiscal, human resources, legal and regulatory obligations of EOCRU, thereby ensuring the Unit’s operations are efficient, of very high quality, and compliant with national and international standards.
Key Responsibilities of the post holder
The Operations Manager will be responsible for:
Ensuring the efficient operation of EOCRU in liaison and collaboration with counterparts within the EIMB and FMUI host institutions
Providing strategic and day-to-day leadership to a range of vital support functions involving administration, finance, human resources, and legal and regulatory compliance
Providing strategic support and advice to the Head of Unit and other Senior Staff on all matters relating to research programme management policies and practices
Working directly with senior administration counterparts in OUCRU Viet Nam to ensure the implementation of best practice, consistency of policies, standard implementation of risk management strategies, and excellent links to key funders and stakeholders
Educated to Masters level or higher from an accredited institution and in a relevant subject;
Senior executive experience in comparable roles and responsibilities, with demonstrable experience of at least 5-years duration in one or more of the areas outlined above for this position;
Excellent written English and Bahasa Indonesia, with proven ability to research and write accessible, clear administrative policy documents;
Actual or near fluency in spoken English and Bahasa Indonesia;
Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of diplomacy and political awareness, and ability to work effectively as a member of the senior management team;
Experience of leading and managing staff, with the ability to engage and motivate staff to fulfil their potential;
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to produce reports and draft complex correspondence.
Experience of developing and implementing effective procedures and systems to support and facilitate the activities of a research organisation in an international environment,
Experience of coordinating, organising and conducting training programmes for staff.
For more details, or to apply, check out the call webpage.