Senior Grants & Proposal Manager Job in Kenya

Basic job summary:

The job holder will be responsible for overseeing the process of securing funding through research grants.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Grant Research

Manage potential grant opportunities by continuously monitoring and identifying research grants.

Conduct Institutional research funding needs and perform relevant research to identify available authentic funding opportunities.

Proposal Development

Manage proposal writing and submission.

Establish quality assurance measures to guide and enhance quality of proposals submitted.

Approve the training of proposal developers to increase the quality of proposals as well as the winning rate of proposals submitted.

Guide the planning, budgeting and resource management of key proposals.

Oversee the performance of submitted proposals.

Grants & Compliance Management

Manage the entire life cycle of a research grant from application to reporting.

Audit compliance with grant requirement and regulations.

Manage grant activities.

Grants Relationship Management

Build client relations and influence partners to increase research funding

Manage relationships with funding agencies, donors and other stakeholders.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in a relevant field


Over 7 Years working experience in a busy environment with a proven track record in business writing and proposal development with at least 4 years in a managerial position

Competencies and Attributes

Communication and interpersonal skills

Planning and organizing skills


Project management

Entrepreneurial drive

Research and problem solving

How To Apply

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