Western Cape, Full Time

About the Job

Grants management and oversight:
Assisting researchers with administrative aspects of new applications for funding;
Providing support to researchers to process grant contracts, renewals and modifications;
Preparing budgets for grant applications;
Ensuring compliance with funders┬┐ rules and regulations;
Acting as the link between the research team and the University’s administrative departments.
Facilitation of contracts and permits:
Research and suppliers/consultant contracts;
Material transfer agreements;
Import permits.
Grant management training and mentoring:

Providing junior researchers with training on grant management;
Assisting and providing guidance to early-career researchers in applying for grants.

General Administrative support/oversight:
Overseeing renewal of staff and student contracts;
Approving purchase requisitions;
Providing administrative support for business activities like bidding and tender document preparation.

Job Requirements/Pos Vereistes

Bacherlor’s degree in business administration, finance or a related field;
Five years’ experience in grants, contract and project management, including managing grants from international and national research funding agencies;
Strong knowledge of contract and grant regulations, policies and best practices;
Familiarity with legal and financial principles related to contracts and grants;
Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
The ability to work within a team;
Good time management skills;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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