Upon award set-up, the allocated post-award administrator manages the award in accordance with the sponsors’ terms and conditions and KAUST policies and procedures working closely with the Principal Investigator and Business/Center manager.
To ensure proper stewardship of awards, post-award approval is required for the following:
Personnel should be appointed on grants as budgeted. Post-award reviews personnel appointments on research projects against the awarded budget and forwards these requests to HR. In case of moving funds between personnel classes, re-budgeting is required if actual personnel requirements differ from the awarded budget and is addressed according to the sponsor’s terms and conditions.
Invoice and Payments Monitoring
Financial Statement Reports (FSRs)
Change of Principal Investigator
Any time there is a change in the leadership of a project; the sponsor has to be officially notified. The departing Principal Investigator must provide
- A letter which includes the reason for this change, signed by both the departing and new Principal Investigator,
- the CV of the new Principal Investigator
The above documents must be submitted to Research Services for institutional review and signature. Post-Award will liaise with the sponsor regarding obtaining approval.