Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Abu Dhabi Precision Medicine Virtual Research Institute (AD PM VRI) is a research center-project operating the consortium of 5 higher-education institutions in the UAE seeking to drive home the urgent need for a holistic healthcare system focused on precision medicine - whereby diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment are customized to meet an individual patient need based on scientific principles.
You will support the VRI Director and Executive Board, performing a variety of administrative tasks. As a Senior Project Coordinator, you must possess excellent time management and multitasking skills to ensure all assigned duties are completed on time and efficiently.

Main Responsibilities
• Maintain multiple agendas, including those of theme directors and assist in planning appointments and meetings.
• Handle outgoing or incoming documents.
• Maintain records of meeting minutes and projects, and ensure information is organized and secured.
• Make internal processes effective and efficient by using best practices.
• Assist in recruitment, budgeting, and project monitoring.
• Conduct analysis, and prepare presentations or reports as assigned.
• Support in the coordination and monitoring of project progress and budgets.
• Support the Director and theme directors on other administrative and project-related tasks as assigned.


Minimum Qualification
• Native English command or 8+ IELTS score or equivalent, excellent English communication skills.
• Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or related field.
• A Master's degree or MBA is an advantage.
• Five years of work experience.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
• Familiar with digital tools and tech-savvy
• Excellent MS Office knowledge and project management software experience creating and contributing to spreadsheets, drafting and sharing documents and creating engaging and informative presentations
• Knowledge of basic research methods
• Excellent organizational, time management, and collaboration skills
• Autonomously driven and able to work in an unorthodox academic-research intensive work environment
• Willing to work extended hours on a need basis to meet deadlines
• Desired values:
• Passion for science, research, technology, or academia
• Willing to learn, innovate, try new ideas, and explore
• Able to quickly take the initiative and solve problems
• Strong sense of accountability and integrity, work ethic and drive to succeed

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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Project Coordinator salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 7,500

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