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Grants Officer

Wits University - Johannesburg, Gauteng

Full-Time | Administration

Closing date yi 16 ka November 2019

Wits University  Grants Officer Johannesburg


  • The main purpose of this job is to provide administrative support for academics and postgraduate students from across the University who are applying for research funding and / or who have received research funding and are using it according to the requirements of the funder.
  • The administrative role plays a key component in fulfilling the strategic objective of the University Research Office and that is to create a research conducive environment.


  • At least a post-secondary school qualification in a suitable field
  • At least three years of experience in a university office of research support.

Skills & Competencies

  • Project Management Skills
  • Service attitude
  • Good ICT skills, specifically database, Outlook, Office suite, internet browsers
  • Building interpersonal relationships and partnerships, especially with individual and groups of academics
  • A willingness to work long hours at times of pending deadlines
  • Analytical thinking / problem solving
  • Initiative and confidence
  • Time management skills
  • Resilience - underwritten by good health and stamina,
  • Common sense.


  • Grant management administration – pre-and post-award activities – this involves being a NRF Designated Authority but also engaging with many other local and international funders;
  • Liaison with other sections of the URO and other Offices in the University;
  • Providing information, advice, and support with Faculties;
  • Environment scanning looking for new funding opportunities and helping people apply successfully;
  • General research management duties.
Lomsebenzi ufakwe ngu Siseko Gwegwe nge 7 ka November 2019