Under the leadership of the Director of Grant-making, the Program Associate assists in developing, managing and evaluating a portfolio of grants and initiatives. The Program Associate guides nonprofit organizations through the entire application process, form concept development through presentation of proposals and evaluation results. The Program Associate is one of the primary liaisons with the nonprofit community, and as such, the position is very responsible and visible in the community. The Program Associate is expected to develop and maintain a variety of relationships in the community, and a knowledge base of current trends, activities and changes within the community at-large.
The exact nature of the work varies according to the organization, but is likely to include:
· Review all assigned letters of inquiry and full proposals to ensure that required information has been provided. Where needed and appropriate, conduct additional research into the relevant field of interest and/or nonprofit organization.
· Prepare proposal analysis including written summaries and recommendations for review and action by the Board’s Program Committee.
· Prepare technical and Financial Proposals.
· Develop reports to aggregate evaluation results and communicate the Organization impact in the community.
· Maintain Financial and statistical information regarding grant-making activity.
· Implementation and coordination of the awarded projects.
· Support senior team members in development of projects for different national and international clients.
· Assist programs team in data management and project administration.
· Communicate with all current/potential donors, stakeholders, contractors/consultants and other partner organizations.
· Support Program team in design, planning, and implementation of the on-going projects.
· Assist in internal and external dissemination of information on the programs’ activities.
· During Project Implementation support the admin and operation department requirements of the project on as and when need basis.
· Should have the ability to travel across the Pakistan.(Rural/Urban)
· Should have the ability to work long hours and meet deadlines on as and when a situation arise.
Other Job Skills/Competencies:
· Strong English Writing Skills.
· Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; proven ability to be flexible in a team-oriented.
· Approach with diverse groups of people.
· Strong written and oral communication skills.
· Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
· Content expertise in health and wellness.
· Knowledge of program evaluation and communicating impact.
· Excellent planning, organizational, multi-task and time management skill.
· Proven ability to efficiently and effectively handle multiple tasks at the same time.
· Computer literate; experience working with data bases strongly preferred.