General Manager Solicitation & Evaluation
Primary job responsibility will be to receive, analyze and approve solicited and unsolicited proposals according to the themes and guidelines defined by the R&D Fund Company Board.
Developing Proposal solicitation and evaluation strategies
Provide the services of research, prospect identification, proposal design, evaluation and solicitation strategies.
Design a conceptual framework to help evaluators assess the extent to which the project generally supports the broad policy objectives.
Identification of theme and project definition
Identify, develop and maintain themes and project definitions for consideration by the Board. Define projects corresponding to theme.
Monitoring review process
Research, review, evaluate and edit proposals developed by principal investigators.
Create an external review panel for external evaluation of proposals, depending on the funding activity in progress.
Coordinating with other departments
Work closely with other departments to ensure timely involvement of research bodies and principal investigators, disbursement of funds, effective monitoring, publishing of results and beneficial commercialization.
Approval on technical proposals
Analyze evaluation results synthesized by evaluation managers. Assess their implications for R&D Fund program performance.
Ensuring adherence to policies and procedures
Monitor the day-to-day operations to ensure that the department is meeting goals and objectives, is following policies and procedures and is adhering to deadlines, takes corrective action as appropriate.
Chief Financial Officer
Control and treasury functions:
The CFO’s responsibilities are rooted in the functions of “control” and “treasury”. The CFO must ensure that appropriate systems are in place to measure the attainment of corporate and departmental goals along with certain other responsibilities.
Develop financial systems and internal controls:
1. Develop National R&D Fund’s financial systems to facilitate management decision-making.
2. Ensure the effective management of National R&D Fund’s financial operations.
3. Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards.
4. Develop, execute, and communicate overall financial strategy to all stakeholders.
Financial reporting and auditing procedures:
1. Financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting. Ensure records systems are
maintained in accordance with International auditing standards.
2. Ensure compliance with state, federal budgetary reporting requirements.
3. Handling financing of large projects, audits and accounts functions.
Financial policy decision recommendations:
1. Provide recommendations to the CEO on major financial decisions and carry out the financial policy decisions made by R&D Fund Co. Board.
Any other responsibility as per requirement and decision of the supervisor.
Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer serves as Chief Executive of the ICT R&D Fund Company. Together, the Board and the Chief Executive Officer ensure delivery against the ICT R&D Fund ’s mission and vision, and the accountability of the ICT R&D Fund to its diverse stakeholders.The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Chief Executive Officer, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Chief Executive Officer provides support to the Board as it carries out its governance functions.