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Grant Manager

London, ON, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

This position offers the opportunity to support the mission of LAIPA in a dynamic, fast-paced team-based environment. The Grant Manager plays a critical role as part of the team that provides financial and human resource services to our projects/programs.

The most crucial part of this job is to identify potential grant support from government agencies, foundations, and corporations to meet the financial and operational needs of the organization. It requires a methodological and analytical approach of a grant manager to meet such requirements.

They also need to provide clear communication of proper rules and regulations for approving grants, its specifications, requirements and objectives across all departments of the organization and the management.


  • Managing and supporting the grants requirement and implementation for the organization

  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process

  • Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results

  • Directly involve in grant writing by coordinating with grant writers or coordinators

  • Research for effective and authentic funding opportunities having a lawful registration and proven track record

  • Oversee if the grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the organization

  • Supervise the fund raising team to ensure proper coordination of work

  • Keep the relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities

  • Oversee if other grant staff (coordinators, writers and administrators) is complying with their job responsibilities

  • Oversee the job of invoicing, accounting, reporting, and other administrative functions to ensure successful execution of grant process

  • Prepare financial or budget plans and allocation along with the planning and finance department in accordance with each requirement

  • Analyze the budget trends and make recommendations for cost control and reduction for various grants

  • Provide detailed reports to the funders and the board of directors with respect to the organization's progress

  • Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs

  • Maintain records of all payments and receivables and prepare monthly records for all grant related activities

  • Provide training to the new staff on grants management and reporting requirements


  • Excellent project management skills with experience in managing and supervising administrative projects

  • Posses excellent organizational skills

  • Strong command over written and verbal communication

  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Good understanding of the organization's overall business and its objectives

  • Possess good knowledge of planning and strategizing financial and budgeting issues

  • Ability to work within a team and provide support to the junior staff

  • Ability to perform in cross-functional team approach and job responsibilities

  • Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting

  • A multi-tasker with strong ability to work under under pressure

  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail.

  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and Internet

About the Company

LAIPA Association is a NASO with its headquarter in London, ON, Canada.

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