Grants Manager Job Description

Grants Manager Job Description

Also known as Award Managers or Budgets and Grants Manager, Grants Managers are tasked with planning and implementing grant programs, preparing budgets, researching funding opportunities, supervising grant staff, monitoring expenditure, identifying support agencies, tracking results, and analyzing financial data.

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We are searching for a methodical and strategic Grants Manager to work with our organization in enhancing funding models, identifying new sources of funding, and developing sustainable and effective grants programs. Duties for the Grants Manager will include managing overall grant efforts, documenting payments and expenditure, optimizing the grant administration process, overseeing fund-raising, preparing progress reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, reviewing grant proposals, managing grant databases, engaging with donor agencies, educating staff on policies, and preparing financial reports. Your skills and expertise in successful grants management will aid our organization in serving the public by securing continuous funding, improving business opportunities through effective funding programs, and executing meaningful projects.

The ideal candidate for this role should have superior organizational skills, great leadership qualities, and exceptional budgeting and monitoring skills. The outstanding Grants Manager should re-enforce relationships with donors, ensure that grant programs operate efficiently, streamline grant administration, and keep our organization fiscally sound.

Grants Manager Responsibilities:

  • Designing grant programs.
  • Determining funding needs.
  • Researching funding opportunities.
  • Reporting to board of directors.
  • Coordinating and engaging with grant writers.
  • Identifying support agencies.
  • Optimizing the grant administration process.
  • Managing timelines and deliverables.
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Tracking grant applications.

Grants Manager Responsibilities:

  • Degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Methodical and strategic thinking.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Budgeting and accounting experience.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of auditing policies.
  • Knowledge of donor agencies.
  • Strong writing skills.

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