Grants Administrator (Science)

Company Africa Health Research Institute
Reference # DUR/GRAADM/001/2018/JAN
Published 12/01/2018
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
The Grants Administrator is an entry-level position that will provide support to the AHRI Grants Officer in the administration of national and international research grant awards. She/he will be responsible for the support of smooth handling of the research and financial administration portfolio within the AHRI Grants Office. The portfolio revolves around both the pre-award and post-award phases. This includes the administration of a number of research grants; participate in multi-disciplinary teams preparing and compiling research grant proposals; preparing financial and progress reports for research investigators, collaborators and external funders; reviewing cooperative agreements and policies, compliance and institutional reporting obligations.
Job Functions Accounting,Administration,Finance,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Research,Research and Development,Science
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit,Research
In addition, the Grants Administrator will be responsible for maintaining grants databases, financial reconciliations, updating templates and general support duties. The position requires high level analytical skills, be deadline driven, attention to detailed orientated and multi-tasking skills. AHRI’s operates at two sites i.e. Research Campus (Somkhele) and Laboratory & Administrative Campus (Durban). The person will be based at Durban however is required to make frequent trips to Somkhele.

•B.Sc in Biological and Biomedical Science


•At least 1-2 years of work experience in a science related field
•Experience in national and international research grant administration would be an asset


•Worked in a research environment
•Financial administration experience
Job Closing Date 31/01/2018
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