Zambia: Grant Management Fellow

Organization: Global Health Corps
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

Position Overview:

MSZ seeks a Grant Management Fellow who will work with the Senior Programs Manager to help secure new donor funding, monitor progress of existing grants, and ensure ultimate success of all donor-funded projects. The role offers the opportunity to develop in-country and international fundraising strategies, design and manage new programs, develop first class proposals and budgets, and build organizational capacity to deliver results.

MSZ seeks a talented individual with proven skills and experience in proposal writing, securing new funding, and managing complex budgets and projects with excellent attention to detail. This position is ideal for someone with prior experience in an international non-profit organization and/or donor relations.


Grants management

  • Develop and write successful, high-quality funding proposals and budgets
  • Research and analyze donor calls for funding applications including tenders, expressions of interest and requests for proposals. This includes identifying funding opportunities for MSZ – either as a prime or subcontractor
  • Monitor project performance to ensure projects are on track against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). This includes monitoring project deliverables, budgets, burn rates, and appropriate coding and cost recovery against each grant and raising any areas of concern
  • Participate in donor meetings as required
  • Be familiar with relevant donor regulations and rules, as well as MSZ policies and procedures, and ensure project implementation is compliant with these regulations, policies and procedures
  • Work with other MSZ departments and MSI London to ensure new projects are set up, rolled out and implemented according to plan

Coordination of regional teams with other MSZ Support department

  • Serve as the primary contact person on behalf of the region to all other MSZ departments
  • Work with the health services director for all matters relating to the region

Support management of regional operations

  • Manages all key deadlines for reporting for the region

Desired Skills and Experience:
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Two to three years of administrative, finance, and/or program management experience
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office package
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to design, implement and monitor effective project cycle management
  • Understanding of, and ability to, write and edit donor proposals and reports
  • Knowledge of donor regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

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