Junior Grant Manager
University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland
vor 3 Tg.
source : Global Academy Jobs

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low-

and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and interna-

tional level. Over 850 people from more than 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions.

Within the Administrative Department, the Project & Grant Service Unit (PGSU) is a central structure within Swiss TPH at the interface between project leaders and administration to support the project cycle of research and service projects.

PGSU is currently looking for a Junior Grant Manager (80%-100% / Grant and proposal management for collaborative research projects)

Your position

The role of the Grant Manager is to exert grant management and proposal development of Swiss TPH research and service orientated projects, with a focus on large consortia projects where Swiss TPH is either a partner or taking the consortium lead.

Particular attention is being put on project management skills with expertise in, or affinity to, budgeting and financial monitoring, accounting and reporting.

S / he reports to the head of PGSU. The position is newly created to support the team and to exert and steadily build up the grant management capacity at Swiss TPH.

Grant management

  • Steadily and actively follow up project related communication with project partners internally and externally
  • Report relevant information to the project team and consortium members
  • Manage project deadlines and budget lines within the consortium
  • Develop tools for effective project documentation, i.e. technical and financial reports
  • Contribute to project sections related to project management, reporting, and dissemination
  • Administrative and organizational tasks including organizing of consortia meetings
  • Proposal development

  • Proactively communicate with funding organizations and project partners
  • Guide both the project leader and partners in developing project proposals
  • Accompany the development of the budget of newly developed project tasks
  • Keep the timelines and manage timely, high quality submission of proposals
  • Your profile

  • Minimal requirement : Commercial apprenticeship with at least 5 years of sound work experience or Bachelor's Degree of University of Applied Sciences with at least 2 years of sound work experience
  • Sound project management experience in health related sciences, academia, or industry
  • Interest to extending expertise towards research project management
  • Sound experience in budgeting and / or accounting
  • Personality with accurate, reliable, and responsible capabilities
  • Communication and negotiation skills with various stakeholders in the intercultural context of academia, service and industry nationally and worldwide are an asset
  • High social skills including collaboration, communication, interpersonal, and organizational competencies
  • Pragmatic and hands-on way of working, solution and target-oriented approach, at times under time pressure
  • Ability to routinely use various standard IT tools
  • Fluency in English, good command in German and French is an asset
  • We offer you

    In this versatile and challenging position we offer a close and trusting cooperation based on trust and loyalty. You will be placed in a supportive and dynamic team.

    In this role you will be able to develop your project management skills in an international environment and meet exciting people from different scientific backgrounds and cultures.

    Your meaningful work will support research and international development cooperation.

    Swiss TPH an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Application / Contact

    If you are interested, please submit your application with :

  • Motivational letter
  • Salary expectations
  • Names and contact information (e-mail or phone) of 2 references
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