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Proposal and Grant Writing Specialist

Publiée le 18.08.2020


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Poste proposé : Proposal and Grant Writing Specialist

About Savics

Savics is a Social Enterprise that leverages existing technologies and field knowledge to co-create and implement innovative tools to enhance the stakeholders’ impact on individualized patient care, disease surveillance and health-care management at the global and local level. 

We partner with health stakeholders to build simple, customizable and patient-centric applications that gather field data and provide valuable insights for informed decision making. We have developed a suite of highly innovative mobile and web applications that support health systems, strengthening and improving health outcomes for low and middle-income populations. 

Within 4 years, we have deployed our solutions across ten countries; mostly in Africa and South-East Asia. 

Your Location

Our preference goes for an african or a european country due to the time zones in which our staff is located. Most of our staff works remotely from Africa.

Your Role

Are you passionate about understanding the customer needs and writing proposals and grants? Are you curious and propelled by an innovative mind?  As a Proposal & Grant Writing Specialist, you will collaborate with colleagues responsible for the sales, marketing, product ownership, IT development and operations to accurately describe our products and services in order to disclose their added value to our prospective clients. Your capacity to understand the client needs will drive the content of your proposals.

The position is a full time job.

Your Responsibilities

  • Understand the ecosystem we work in and find grants that fit our capabilities and objectives
  • Perform eligibility reviews and understand the key questions that need to be answered to build a valuable offer
  • Lead the proposal related process to complete responses on time while meeting partner expectations
  • Write successful grants and RFPs, collaborate with the team to collect all necessary inputs, and gather all related documents as required
  • Identify areas in customer documents that do not align with our policies and procedures in order to suggest effective alternative responses to these issues
  • Verify document completion and accuracy
  • Identify innovative ways to improve the efficiency of the inhouse proposals and grants writing process
  • Participate and/or lead conference calls with other members of the team, as necessary, during the contract negotiation.
Profil recherché pour le poste : Proposal and Grant Writing Specialist

The Requirements

  • Bachelor and/or Master’s degree in Business/Marketing, anthropologist, or equivalent literary experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in proposals writing, communications or contracting in the health sector, preferably for NGOs
  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail oriented, and ability to handle multiple tasks within a short period of time
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in english and french
  • Ability to delegate and manage time and resources efficiently
  • Capability to conduct research into project-related issues and products
  • Excellent typing skills and proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Discretion when handling confidential documents is a required attribute
  • Ability to effectively articulate Savics’s strengths to meet customer requirements
  • Knowledge of business and legal concepts
  • Corporate Account or Government experience is a plus
  • A permanent internet connection, Savics will support the monthly fee

Why working at Savics

  • You will work in an attractive and fast moving decentralized self-managed environment. Savics is 4 years old and it grows fast
  • You will have a big say in the development lifecycle of our health solutions
  • We share a common passion for human being - Read our Manifesto to make sure you adopt our way of life (
  • We strongly believe that our actions shape the future
  • We learn new things every day from each other
  • We love what we do and we love the feeling that something great is being built
  • At Savics, you will work in an environment where humanist values are nurtured. You will be independent, responsible for finding solutions to local and global problems and surrounded by highly entrepreneurial people. We are all happy to be part of the team and to learn every day from each other. Our goal is to make an important impact on global health.

Your Behavior

  • Empathetic to employee, customer and end-users needs
  • Problem solver
  • Listener
  • Independent
  • Proactive
  • Transparent
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Ethics and Humanist Values
  • Please be mindful of our Savics Manifesto prior to applying to this position.
  • Based on our Privacy policy, applications are deleted from all our records after 12 months of reception unless you specifically authorize us to contact you to propose further job opportunities in line with your profile.
Critères de l'annonce pour le poste : Proposal and Grant Writing Specialist
Métier :
Marketing, communication
Métiers des services
Secteur d´activité :
Informatique, SSII, Internet
Qualité, méthodes
Recherche et développement
Type de contrat :
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Niveau d'expérience :
Expérience entre 2 ans et 5 ans
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Nombre de poste(s) : 1

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