We are searching for a methodical and strategic Research & Grants Associate to work with our organization in enhancing funding models, identifying new sources of funding, and developing sustainable and effective grants programs. He/She will support the Research and Grants department for research, planning, and implementing new programs and protocols into the organization and overseeing the development of new projects.
Duties will include supporting the Director to manage all research and grant efforts, documenting payments and expenditure, optimizing the grant administration process, overseeing fund-raising, preparing progress reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, reviewing grant proposals, managing grant databases, engaging with donor agencies, educating staff on policies, and preparing financial reports. Your skills and expertise will aid our organization in serving the public by securing continuous funding, improving business opportunities through effective funding programs, and executing meaningful projects.
The ideal candidate for this role should have superior organizational skills, great leadership qualities, and exceptional budgeting and monitoring skills. The outstanding Research & Grants Associate should work with the Director to reinforce relationships with donors, ensure that grant programs operate efficiently, streamline grant administration, and keep our organization fiscally sound.
The job requirements for the Finance and Operations position requires a minimum of a BSc in the
following areas and relevant work experience 3-5 years. A keen interest in IT and emerging technologies
will be an advantage: i) Business Development (ii) Economics or Finance (iii) Marketing.
Candidates with MSc/MBA and/or professional accreditations with relevant bodies will be at an advantage.