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24 Mar 2023

Grants and Research Manager at Heritage Christian College

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Job Description

Job Description

• Identifies and maintains research grant sources and disseminates research funding opportunities
• Coordinates the setting up of the teams for proposal development and provides pre-award support
• Prepares all contracts and portfolios for research, grants and consultancies
• Keeps a complete and accurate database of contracts for sub-awards, research, grant and consultancies
• Seeks and manages HCC’s registration with international institution that have research grant and otehr gront platforms
• Reviews proposals for completeness and compliance with the national and institution regulations/policies/guidelines procedures as well as administrative, financial and programmatic (grant project performance) reporting requirements of the award
• Liaises with principal investigators, subcontractors, sponsored project offices and funding agencies
• Links industry with researchers and sets up funding mechanisms
• Identifies linkages of philanthropic individuals and agencies with HCC
• Maintain links with industry players and keeps a complete and accurate database on the same
• Seeks patent registration for works of innovation
• Seeks linkages with industry to commercialise innovative research findings
• Prepares policy briefs for engagement with national policy makers
• Identifies, coordinates and compiles research business development and strategic research plans of faculty, staff and students

Qualification Required & Experience

• Postgraduate university degree in a relevant discipline
• Additional qualification in Project Management, International Development, Research Administration, Marketing or Business Administration will be an advantage
• Extensive experience in sourcing for grants and securing external grants and project funding
• Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, national and institutional policies, regulations, guidelines, practices and procedures on research grants
• Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions
• Excellent research and analytical skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Good interdisciplinary working skills
• Good planning, organisational and administrative skills
• Good IT skills and understanding of centralized database management system
• Effective networking skills and connecting with businesses and industry
• Demonstrated understanding of intellectual property rights (patents, copyright and related rights)
• Familiarity with the process of turning fresh ideas into great products and services
• Effective client liaison and ability to build relationships
• Only qualified and experienced applicants will be invited to attend the interview

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons should send CV and cover letter to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 07 April, 2023

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