Job opportunity: Program Associate

Job type: Full time

Application Deadline: October 18, 2021

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Program Associate supports the smooth functioning of the Programs Team by coordinating funding management, supporting communications and operations, and ensuring excellent reporting by the Programs Team to the Board of Directors.

Core Responsibilities

Funding Management

  • Maintains funding management tracking tools, ensures systems are up to date and makes suggestions for improvement.
  • Ensures prompt and effective analysis of expressions of interest and proposals, including following up with Program Team members on files they lead to avoid delays.
  • Liaises with the operations team to ensure the funding management database (Fluxx) is up to date.
  • Coordinates payments.
  • Communicates with applicants and offers support to partners from inquiry to submission to reporting.
  • Supports preparation of acceptance and refusal letters and other correspondence with partners.
  • Makes suggestions and contributes to improvements in funding management processes.

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