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  • Posted: Jun 5, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    Strathmore University is a Chartered University located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was the first multiracial and multi religious educational institution in English speaking Eastern Africa and more recently the first institute of higher learning to be ISO certified in East and Central Africa in 2004. Our mission is to provide all-round quality education in an atmo...
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    Grants and Proposal Manager

    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 the quality of proposals submitted  
    • Build proposal writing capability: Train proposal developers across the organization 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 the flow of essential information and feedback among key stakeholders. Regularly and effectively communicate proposal expectations and updates. Build and maintain related working relationships. Sensitize 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. Identify and influence partners to bring on board. Conduct market research and identify new leads and potential new grant opportunities.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications:  

    • Master’s Degree in a 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 

    Method of Application

    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 by 19th June 2023.  

    Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

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