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Managing Director

Duties and Responsibilities of Managing Director

  1. Take  responsibility for the financial, administrative and organizational operating business, including responsibility for the personnel budget in coordination with the Scientific and Deputy Directors;
  2.  Ensure compliance with legal provisions, especially the Higher Education Proclamation and other laws regarding the relationship between the Institute, the university and the government;
  3.  Take overall responsibility for budget planning, budget steering and the expenditure policy in coordination with the Scientific and Deputy Directors;
  4. Secure the budget, ensuring financial liquidity and the realization of the directives of the institute’s Supervisory Board;
  5. Develop  for the human resource policy, planning of the personnel budget and human resource development in coordination with the Scientific and Deputy Directors;
  6. Take overall responsibility for all matters of organization, structures and procedures as well as overall responsibility for controlling, including reporting and auditing;
  7. Develop and implement information and communication technology (ICT) strategy of the Institutes;
  8. Take overall responsibility for the Institutes building construction projects, facility planning, maintenance and facility management;
  9. Develop and implement institutional standard measures and ensure that the academic and administrative operations of the institute are on the basis of the standards;
  10. Ensure that the institute maintains a healthy balance of income and expenditure and proper books of accounts of all incomes and expenditures;
  11. Ensure that all fundamental operations and substantive transactions of the institute are appropriately documented in text and data form as appropriate and that the information is, without prejudice to institutional interests, appropriately and readily accessible to end-users;
  12. Prepare institutional plans and budget and ensure their implementation upon approval;
  13. Plan the budget of the institute and  submit  budget requests  the university/government upon approval by the Supervisory Board and to manage the allocated budget and all financial affairs of the Institute;
  14. Increase the number of external revenue sources, in particular from research grant and sponsored research and to raise, collect the internal revenue of the institute from consultancy work, project contracts, donations, tuition fees for study programs or other sources,  and use according to the relevant laws of the University, the country and/or  upon approval by the Supervisory Board;
  15. Develop proposal for establishment of commercial enterprises as income generating scheme and community & industrial service outlet, as deemed necessary, in consultation with Scientific Director and implement after getting approval by Supervisory Board;
  16. Manage and take decisions on all property of the institute in the interest of the institute and in conformity with the law of the land;
  17. Build and maintain a system of procurement and conduct local and international procurement in conformity with the law;
  18. Oversee recruitment processes for administrative staff and where necessary select, manage, and dismiss administrative staff of the institute on the basis of the law;
  19. Subject to university-wide safety and security regulations and standards, to build and maintain a reliable safety and security system that protects life and property in the premises of the institute.
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