Grants Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Grants Administrator Jobs in Kenya

  • Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage a dynamic individual for Grants Administrator position for one of our clients

    Roles & Responsibilities

    Grant Management

  • Ensures integrity and quality of the grant making process;

  • Handles incoming grant applications and contributes to assessment of financial dimension of applications, showing strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Supports compliance to our client’s due diligence policies;

  • Review of audited financial documents to assess financial health of organizations in collaboration with Programme Manager/Grant Manager; and

  • Prepares aggregated reports and fulfils reporting requirements as requested.

    Monitoring and Updating of Project Database (Salesforce And Power BI)

  • Ensures adherence to the corresponding workflow processes at programme and grant level;

  • Owns and operates Salesforce and Power BI;

  • Monitors and follow up on pending applications in consultation with Programme Manager/Grant Manager and executes the payment process flawlessly; and

  • Provides Programme Manager/Grant Manager with analysis from Salesforce and Power BI such as number of grants to specific program areas, upon request or proactively.

    Contribution to Grant and Programme Development

  • Supports the Programme Manager/Grant Manager with solid grant and programme management;

  • Contributes to grant and programme development, including research and M&E analysis;

  • Contributes to interregional engagement and collaboration by actively supporting our client as a Learning Organisation, by sharing knowledge, sharing experiences with organisation ; and

  • Fosters own development; develops understanding of programming cycle, in particular understanding of M&E.

    General & Administrative Support

  • Files digital or hard copy of all relevant documents related to active grants and programmes;

  • Organizes travel arrangements for Programme Manager/Grant Manager: Arrange meetings with partners, book flights and hotels, put together itineraries, compose a travel guide with route and comprehensive information of projects to be visited;

  • Handles all incoming email and phone calls;

  • Organizes meetings with (potential) partners, coordinate papers for meetings (e.g. project write ups); and

  • Assists in preparation of presentations, internal and external.


  • Demonstrate excellent professional communication skills and fluency in written and oral English and French (Level B2 and above) – A must.

  • Minimum of a relevant Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in high-level project assistant, secretarial or organizational function. At least two years of this experience should be with an international organization, philanthropic foundation or NGO.

  • Relevant work experience to include use of database and analytics solutions such as Salesforce and Power BI; command of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required.

  • Strong organizational skills including ability to prioritize and manage time.

  • Ability to work and interact with people from diverse, professional, social and cultural backgrounds.

  • Experience in providing general support in a small team and an experienced team player.

  • Commitment to living the Porticus’ culture and to transparency and open exchange, generating trust among colleagues and reinforcing Porticus culture and values in external transactions.

    How to Apply

  • Send your updated CV to

  • by 22nd July 2022.

  • Clearly indicate the job title.

  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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