Date Added: 14 May 2018
: 18 May 2018
Job Title: Grants Programme Assistant
Working For: AFFORD (African Foundation for Development)
AFFORD seeks a Grants Programme Assistant with great interpersonal skills, professional demeanour, integrity, sound judgment, and strong analytical and documentation management skills. The Grants Programme Assistant will be an integral part of the AFFORD Grants team and will work under the direction of the Deputy Executive Director.
The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate clearly through both oral and written means, clarifying and implementing grants guidelines, reviewing and writing reports and participating in meetings attended by a wide range of people. S/he will be able to work with the Grants Team on all administration aspects of the role, including contract documentation and database management, to a timely and accurate standard.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about the development of diaspora businesses and organisations in their attempt to contribute to job creation and development in Africa. They must have a keen interest in diaspora investment and the potential it has in adding significantly to the African social economy. This role will suit a candidate who is proactive, has a problem-solving attitude and is can hit the ground running in a busy and productive environment.
Closing Date: 18 May 2018
Interview date: 22 May 2018
Expected Start Date: 4 June 2018
Please apply by submitting a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role in relation to the essential criteria, along with a CV and a sample of a written report / proposal. These should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with your last name, first name and Grants Programme Assistant / GPA in the subject line. If you would like more information about the role, please call 0203 3263750.