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Grant Writer And Project Controller

Closing: Aug 22, 2022

5 days remaining

Published: Aug 14, 2022 (3 days ago)

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Enimiro Uganda is hiring in the field of Grant Writer and Project Controller in the field of Projects and Grants Management.


Enimiro Uganda is hiring in the field of Grant Writer and Project Controller in the field of Projects and Grants Management.

Own the quality and timeliness of the final product in the grant development and funding process and the satisfaction of the client

• Serve as the primary point of contact for the client
• Manage employees by providing appropriate direction and ongoing feedback, delegating tasks, prioritizing work, and conducting performance reviews
• Participate in monthly client consulting calls, taking notes and tracking action items
• Lead weekly grant project meetings and provide updates on grant project status, next steps, and recommendations
• Complete weekly client/project status briefings and assist in the development of spreadsheets to track possible funding sources for clients
• Identify any necessary research and follow-up with Research Assistant
• Develop and manage deadline-based checklists based on funding solicitation requirements
• Communicate effectively and respond to email in a timely fashion and coordinate the communications schedule and set up client meetings
• Hold clients and grant writing team accountable for interim and final deadlines
• Guide the grant writers in developing the necessary content for the grant application on time by answering questions, reviewing language, interpreting requirements, and advocating for their needs
• Compile grant forms accurately and on time per funder requirements
• Develop and format grant budgets, narratives, and other supporting application documents
• Create templates for clients (letters, Memoranda of Understanding, etc.)
• Monitor all grant materials and request changes to ensure that they strictly adhere to funder requirements
• Coordinate quality control checks and review all grant materials to package and submit properly completed and timely grant applications per funders’ requirements
• Consult with funder program officers as needed and attend webinars and trainings and report findings back to SFG
• Keep the team up-to-date on project progress, and report any delays in a timely fashion
• Ensure that all application documents are uploaded and filed on SharePoint upon completion
• Assist in any post-award grant revisions and conduct debrief to share feedback on unfunded grants
• Other tasks to support the grant writers, staff, and clients as necessary
• Bachelor’s degree in Project Management or any other related course from an accredited University
• Experience in and/or knowledge of public policy, social services, nonprofits, and/or intergovernmental affairs preferred

• Prior experience in a project management role, handling large and small scale projects simultaneously, utilizing project management tools and methods for planning and implementation

• Strong planning, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Outstanding customer service and diplomacy skills when interacting with clients
• Ability to work collaboratively with team members in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
• Highly organized with superior attention to detail and excellent follow up
• Results driven and manages time effectively by prioritizing tasks, and managing competing priorities
• Applies new skills and concepts quickly and displays a willingness to learn and improve
• Maintains a calm and positive attitude while meeting deadlines and tight turnaround times
• Demonstrates flexibility in responding to business demands and varying requests with ease
• Ability to understand and follow directions, policies & procedures, and work independently with little direct supervision
• Basic knowledge of budgeting and comfort with math, Excel, and financial statements
• Superior working knowledge of office applications and online collaboration tools, such as Microsoft Suite, Google products, Zoom, etc.
• Familiarity with online grant applications is a plus
• Ability to learn and use company-specific software

YOU CAN ALSO CALL 0756830216/0785159640/ Deadline for Application: 19th August 2022

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