Senior Grants Manager

Johannesburg – Permanent

Ref No: GS/0043/17 

We are looking for a Senior Grants Manager who will oversee and coordinate the grant management process, ensuring compliance with established financial policies and sound business practices, liaising with funders and provide direct support to project managers. Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Oversee grants management by liaising with project managers, funders and other relevant stakeholders
  •  Negotiate amendments and incremental funding arrangements with donors
  •  Ensure all donor reports are submitted as required
  • Provide guidance and assistance to project managers in the interpretation of funding agency regulations and requirements
  • Work in conjunction with the Compliance Department to ensure that all internal reviews address critical areas 
  • Assist the project managers in developing annual budgets, work plans and proposals
  •  Assist in new grant proposals and submissions, providing financial and technical information where appropriate

Essential qualifications and experience

  • Minimum: BCom / BCompt Degree / Financial Management or relevant tertiary qualification
  • 5 -10 years’ experience in a senior management role preferably in Grants & Contracts
  •  Knowledge of donor grants and the non-profit sector, desirable
  •  Sound knowledge of financial accounting policies and procedures 
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment
  •  Project Management experience
  •  ERP systems experience
  •  Experience in managing staff

Submit your CV and application letter to Matome Phaleng at Please specify the above reference number on the subject line for a quicker response. Good luck!

Closing date: 24 May 2017

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