Grants Manager job at Zambian Carnivore Programme

Vacancy title:
Grants Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

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Zambian Carnivore Programme

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, December 30 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, December 14 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• The Zambian Carnivore Programme (ZCP) is a non-governmental, non-profit field-based organization- dedicated to conserving large carnivores and ecosystems in Zambia and the broader region since 2008. Our mission is to conserve Zambia’s large carnivores and the ecosystems they reside in through science, action and strengthening local leadership. We work tirelessly to secure funding that supports our conservation efforts and are seeking a passionate Grants Manager to join our team.

Job Summary:
• The Grants Manager plays a critical role in the Zambian Carnivore Programme, responsible for identifying, securing, and managing grants to support our conservation initiatives. This position requires a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills and a passion for conservation. The Grants Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Operations Officer (COO) to ensure the organization’s funding needs are met and that grant funds are managed efficiently and effectively.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Grant Research and Identification:
• Research and identify potential grant opportunities from governmental agencies, foundations, and other sources that align with the organization’s mission and programs.
• Maintain a comprehensive database of grant opportunities, deadlines, and requirements.
• Provide regular updates to the COO and CEO on upcoming opportunities and reporting requirements.
2. Proposal Development and Submission:
• Prepare high-quality grant proposals, including budgets, narratives, and supporting documentation.
• Collaborate with program staff to gather relevant information and ensure proposals are aligned with project goals and objectives.
• Ensure timely and accurate submission of grant applications.
• Monitor and track application status and follow up as needed
3. Compliance and Reporting:
• Oversee grant compliance and reporting requirements, ensuring that all obligations are met and well-documented by reports and media.
• Compile information from internal monthly reports, and work closely with the Site Managers, Media Manager, Finance team, and COO to obtain information on relevant activities, achievements, challenges, and media.
• Complete high quality grant reports for review by the COO and CEO.
• With the Finance team, monitor grant-related expenditures and report on financial performance.
4. Relationship Management:
• Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with grant-making organizations, including individual donors, institutional program officers, and government agency contacts.
• Keep funders informed about the organization’s progress and impact.

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., environmental science, nonprofit management, business).
• Proven track record of successful international grant applications and awards, preferably in the nonprofit or conservation sector.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
• Strong organizational and project management abilities.
• Familiarity with and commitment to environmental and conservation issues.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Please send your application to  by 20 January 2024 with the subject line “ZCP Grants Manager”. Your application should include a cover letter highlighting your previous experience and the reasons you feel you should be considered for this post; a CV highlighting relevant experience, training, and previous employment, as well as the names of at least two references who have supervised you in your most recent posts.
• ZCP is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted by email or telephone. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Saturday, December 30 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 14-12-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-12-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-12-2066
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