Grants & Proposal Manager Job, Kenya Current Finance Jobs 2022,

Basic job summary:

This will include but not limited to be responsible for winning research grants and optimal proposal conversion.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and enhance proposal writing: Ensure a targeted approach towards proposal writing; structure the ‘go no go’ decision making process on evaluating potential proposal opportunities, coordinate proposal writing and submission. Institute quality assurance measures to guide and enhance quality of proposals submitted
  • Build proposal writing capability: Train proposal developers across the organisation to increase the quality of proposals as well as the win rate of proposals submitted
  • Proposal database management: Build a comprehensive database to support and guide the planning, budgeting and resource management of key proposals across the university. Continuously review submitted proposal performance. Identify and address key challenges and communicate lessons learnt; leverage or build on enablers. Generate updates detailing key proposal aspects. Coordinate quality assurance reviews
  • Proposal coordination: Ensure effective writing of proposals by managing and facilitating flow of essential information and feedback among key stakeholders. Regularly and effectively communicate proposal expectations and updates. Build and maintain related working relationships. Sensitise and train on a needs basis in coordination with various project managers
  • Grant winning: Continuously identify and pursue grant opportunities to ensure optimal grant winning.  Engage in professional development as appropriate and regularly update subject related knowledge base.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field;


  • 5 Years working experience in a busy environment with a proven track record in business writing and proposal development. At least two years in a managerial position

Competencies and Attributes

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Leadership
  • Project management
  • Entrepreneurial drive
  • Research and problem solving

How To Apply

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Grants and Proposal Manager” on the subject line to [email protected] by 8th April 2022.

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