Grant Analyst

Devex Candidate Sourcing
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Apply by 13 March 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 21 February 2018

Job Description

Devex is assisting the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation in their search for a Grant Analyst to be based at their headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. The Foundation is a private grant-making foundation that supports reproductive health and rights, both domestically and internationally.

Reports to: Director of International Programs

Duties and responsibilities: The Grant Analyst’s primary responsibility will be to support the International Program staff in the routine monitoring of grants. Specifically, the Grant Analyst’s duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Support the Senior Program Officers in the organization and scheduling of grant monitoring activities
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the history, intended purpose, planned activities, and timeline of specific grants
  • Thoroughly review grant project reports, synthesize information, and develop concise summaries of project progress
  • Analyze service delivery data over time to inform grant management decision making
  • Perform desk research and data analysis as needed on various topics related to international health
  • Facilitate efficient communication with grantees as needed

Knowledge and Skill Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Superior organizational, scheduling, and planning skills to balance multiple activities and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize large amounts of information in an orderly and efficient manner
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems with limited supervision
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Awareness of international reproductive health issues
  • Patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor
  • Desire to support sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • International experience

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