NIRM defines the duties/responsibilities and authorities of officers as well as employees at all levels as per organizational chart. Key Responsibilities of various personnel down the hierarchy line-up are as under :
Director is the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of the NIRM.
He has wide administrative and financial powers as defined in the schedule of powers.
He is the final approving authority within the Institute.
Being a technical person he also advises on technical matters.
He is responsible for providing guidance to Scientists as and when required.
He is responsible for providing necessary resources within the rules and regulations of the institute.
He is responsible for ensuring completion of work to the satisfaction of clients.
He is responsible for the effective and efficient performance of all the staff/ Institute.
Registrar is in charge of administration and finance wing.
He is responsible for purchase and stores of the Institute.
Responsible for day to day functioning of finance and administration.
Finance and administrative papers require his comments or consent before putting up to the Director.
Contractual works on campus maintenance and security is handled by the Registrar.
FINANCE & ACCOUNTS OFFICER
FAO is in-charge of all the financial matters of the Institute.
He is also responsible for Internal Audit.
All matters related to finance requires his concurrence or comments.
All financial papers are to be put up through FAO to COA ( and then to the Director).
Head of Departments
He is the Chief Executive of the Division.
He guides the Scientists and the Staff of the Department to carry out the various works.
He is responsible for maintaining the available facilities in the Department.
He should ensure calibration of the equipment/instruments.
He is responsible for proper execution of all the sponsored projects.
He should plan and monitor the research/sponsored/consultancy projects of his division.
He is responsible for interacting with the industry for securing sponsored projects.
He is responsible for getting clients feedback.
He has to generate resources as per the targets.
He should help the Scientists and Staff in self-development and training.
He has to liaison between the Scientists and the Staff of the Department with the Director and the Administration.
He has to assist the Institute in all the developmental activities in general.
He has to interact with the industry for getting sponsored projects & generate the targeted resources.
He has to plan, execute and monitor the research projects.
He has to allocate jobs to the team members; ensuring team work.
He has to monitor the progress of the research projects, and ensure timely and successful completion of the projects.
He has to brief the HOD/Director regarding the progress of work, any problems and requirements for future.
He has to interact with the sponsorers, and giving advice as and when needed.
He has to guide and train the young Scientists of the department/Group.
He is responsible for optimal utilisation of all available resources within the department/ institute.
Scientists/ Scientific Assistants
They should execute the research projects as per the advice of the Project Leader/HOD.
They should carry out the field and laboratory investigations as required.
They have to ensure timely and successful completion of the projects.
They have to assist/ accomplish data collection, record entry, analysis, report preparation.
They should inform the Project Leader/HOD on the progress of work, any problems thereof & future requirements.
They should maintain proper records and equipment.
They should ensure self-development in the latest concepts through library study/outside interaction.
Laboratory Assistants/ Technicians
They should accomplish field data collection and laboratory testing.
They should ensure proper maintenance of the laboratory and equipment.
They have to undertake miscellaneous works as advised by the Scientists/ Project leaders/ HOD.