About the Knowledge and Partnerships Team:

The Knowledge and Partnerships Team at SELCO Foundation is responsible for managing partnerships, grants, and knowledge dissemination. We work collaboratively to ensure that our programs are executed in line with organisational goals, and that their impacts are well-documented and shared with our funders and other key stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Senior Program Manager for Grants Management at SELCO Foundation, you will be responsible for overseeing our grant portfolio and ensuring the successful execution of projects. Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Grant Management: Manage all aspects of the Foundation's grants, including proposal development, grant application, and reporting to funders.
  • Progress Tracking: Regularly assess project progress, identify milestones, and evaluate the progress of the organisation against these milestones
  • Communication: Collaborate with team members to develop effective communication strategies for funders, including progress reports and impact assessments.
  • Internal Reporting: Provide regular updates to internal stakeholders, including the executive team and the leadership, on grant management status and progress.
  • Capacity Building: Work with project teams to build capacity in grant management, ensuring best practices are followed.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Foster strong relationships with funders, partners, and other stakeholders to secure additional funding and support for the Foundation's initiatives.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Contribute to the Foundation's knowledge sharing efforts by documenting best practices and lessons learned from grant management.

Qualification Requirements: To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience: A minimum of 8-10 years of experience in program management and grant administration, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Education: A bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • Grant Expertise: Strong understanding of grant management, including proposal writing, budgeting, reporting, and compliance.
  • Financial Acumen: Proficiency in financial management and the ability to manage budgets effectively.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information to diverse audiences.
  • Project Management: Proven experience in project management and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Passion: A deep commitment to SELCO Foundation's mission and values.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing project needs and priorities.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Strong networking and relationship-building skills.