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  • Posted: Apr 4, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 11, 2024
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    Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Ho...
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    Grants Coordinator, Brain and Mind Institute

    Job Summary

    The Grants Coordinator at the Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) at Aga Khan University (AKU) serves as a vital link between research initiatives and funding opportunities. Collaborating closely with BMI researchers, the AKU Grants/Research Office, and in alignment with AKU's research and grants policies, this role supports the development of grant applications, budgeting, and ensures compliance, facilitating efficient resource utilization.


    • Liaising with BMI researchers, coordinate the entire grant application process including harmonizing the proposal writing process and gathering supporting documentation, ensuring alignment with the Institute's research priorities.
    • Collaborate with the Grants Support Office (GSO) and Finance department to develop detailed budgets for grant proposals, monitor grant budgets throughout the project lifecycle, reconcile grant budgets as well as financial reports, and forecast future funding needs while assisting in long-term financial planning for research projects.
    • Ensure that BMI grant activities adhere to institutional policies and ethical standards, including liaising with the GSO to coordinate the review of agreements as well as working with researchers to prepare and submit regular progress reports to funding agencies.
    • Coordinate audits and evaluations related to grant-funded projects, addressing any compliance issues identified.
    • Proactively identify areas for process improvement and implement strategies to streamline grant-related procedures.
    • Share knowledge and expertise with colleagues to enhance overall grant management capabilities within the Institute.


    • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Health Sciences, Health Administration, Clinical Research. Project Planning and Management, or a related discipline.
    • Certifications related to research administration, grant management, or project management e.g. Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in grant management, fundraising, or related fields.
    • Familiarity with ethical guidelines governing health research and regulations relevant to grant administration.
    • Experience in developing grant proposals, budgets, and reports.
    • Familiarity with grant compliance requirements and regulations.

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