The Manager, Research Training is responsible for managing the successful delivery of research training activities for students, interns and volunteers, amongst others.
The incumbent also has responsibility for developing and managing a range of income generating training initiatives for the research department.
Promotes strategic alliances with local partners, such as QF, QU, EC campuses and relevant Ministries. Leads meetings and discussions to identify and target training needs, internally and with external partners.
Manages the development of training materials and the implementation of systems required for research training and communications for a variety of programs such as student research or lab training programs.
Manages the development of assessment tools and other resources to ensure a continuous focus on process improvement.
Works with the Communications division to produce timely Press Releases (PR) and manage media interaction with the local community.
Facilitates and implements training and capacity-building activities for the research division.
Tracks, communicates, and monitors application and reporting deadlines to ensure compliance with the division requirements.
Review calls for funding proposal and assists in the development of RFPs for internal funding.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
Produces timely and accurate reports demonstrating Research Training achievements and impacts.
Reviews reports to meet institutional requirements.
Performs other tasks as assigned, including providing coverage as needed.
BS degree in management, business administration, related subjects, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
BS in a Biomedical Research or related field desirable.
5+ years’ experience in an administrative role.
Previous experience in designing and or managing community / capacity development programs is highly desirable.
Understanding of research grants and the ability to develop RFP’s is highly desirable.
Experience working in and or with local / regional public authorities or any organization involved in research and development issues is highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Previously demonstrated basic level experience with Microsoft office products; including word processing and presentation software.
Excellent organizational, analytical, communication, interpersonal, presentation, negotiation and report writing skills.
Bilingual English and Arabic, speaking and writing
Prior experience working in a cross-cultural environment.
Previously demonstrated the ability to work independently and safeguard confidential information
Ability to grow and adapt within a rapidly changing environment.
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
Flexibility in work hours, evenings / weekends and regular overtime (>
35 hours / week)
Work typically takes place in a normal office environment and requires standing, walking, sitting, operating a PC and other office equipment.
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar
Foundation. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM-Q offers an integrated program of pre-
medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre-medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007.
WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission :
to provide the finest education possible for medical students
to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge
to improve health care both now and for future generations
to provide the highest quality of care to the community
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Minorities / Females / Vet / Disabled employer.