SAT: Regional Grants Manager

Southern African AIDS Trust (SAT)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 27 October, 2017
Opportunity type: 

SAT is an innovative organisation with a regional footprint working to improve gender equality and systems for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of girls, adolescents and young women.
SAT operates as a regional Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) covering eastern abd southern Africa, with offices in Botswana, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Regional office) and some 40 partner organisations across the region. SAT supports the Maputo Plan of Action on SRHR and SDGs 3 and five and is committed to implementing The Girl Plan for improved gender equality and SRHR in communities, districts, several countries and at African Union level.

SAT seeks to appoint a Regional Grants Manager to be based in Johannesburg.


Working with the Regional Finance team based in Johannesburg, the Regional Grants Manager will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing, summarising and analysing regular reports and statistics submitted by SAT country offices on the financial performance of SAT partners
  • Direct financial and grant compliance monitoring of SAT’s three largest regionally based partner organisations, including bi-annual site visits, partner compliance audits and assessments
  • Working with SAT partners and country offices to reduce financial risk by strengthening and improving financial controls in partner organisations and building an anti-corruption culture
  • Monthly reporting to SAT regional management on issues and trends, particularly highlighting areas of risk and non-compliance by SAT partners
  • Initiating and implementing procedures to investigate and follow up on irregularities and non-compliance
  • Maintaining a database of SAT partner contracts, reports and key partner information


  • Have at least five years’ experience working in a grants management environment or in a financial environment with strong financial systems, controls and procedures
  • Be educated to degree level and have a recognised financial qualification
  • Be self-motivated, able to work under pressure and deliver on deadlines
  • Have excellent analytical, report writing and general communication skills
  • Have high level computer literacy skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Be a mature and ethical individual with high personal standards of trustworthiness, honesty and accountability
  • Be able and willing to occasionally travel both within and outside of South Africa

SAT Offers:

  • Regional, global and national exposure in SRHR and HIV programming
  • The opportunity to hone your skills in leadership, networking, change management, donor relationship management, and public health.
  • A professional working environment in the heart of Rosebank
  • A competitive, market related salary package based on experience, qualifications and skills

To apply, send a motivating letter together with your CV and three contactable references to Christina Magoro at

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

SAT Is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

SAT does not discriminate on any grounds including race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth. SAT is an affirmative action employer and particularly encourages applications by women and by people living with HIV.

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