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Grants Administration Officer

BURN Manufacturing
Full time
Apply by 30 May 2022

Job description

About the role

BURN is looking for a Grants Administration Officer who will be responsible for overseeing all grant administrative functions related to the company’s activities.

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the grants department in managing reporting schedules and doing follow-ups with the teams to ensure reporting schedules are met. 
  • Supporting the grants manager in the reporting process; soliciting input from the program teams on reports’ contents. 
  • Assist the grants manager in preparing grants Opening, Implementation, and Closing meetings and ensure follow-up of issues raised. 
  • Grants pipeline management including monitoring of deadlines on applications and reports and updating the Grants manager in a timely manner 
  • Monitoring of donor websites on open calls for proposal as guided by the Grants Manager 
  • Supporting in ensuring that the reporting tools are populated in a timely manner by relevant departments 
  • Filing of relevant grant materials 
  • Works with Grants Manager to coordinate and maintain grant cycle calendar and site visit schedules. 
  • Any other duty, as assigned by the grants manager.


  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Database management skills
  • Information research skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Education and Experience

  • 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Degree or diploma in Business Administration or in a relevant field.

BURN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training, or any other fees).



About BURN Manufacturing


Impacting lives and forests through efficient cooking appliances.

Corporate Overview

BURN Manufacturing designs, produces, and distributes Africa’s best-selling, fuel efficient biomass, electric, hybrid and liquid fuel cooking appliances. Not only do our products save money, fuel, and natural resources, but they also dramatically reduce harmful indoor smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.

With more than 1.2Millon+ stoves sold since commencing manufacturing operations in 2013, BURN has established itself as Africa’s most trusted cookstove brand thanks to our unwavering commitment to innovative research and design, manufacturing excellence, and customer care.

BURN is now the only vertically integrated modern cookstove company in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our solar-powered facility currently has a capacity of 45,000 stoves per month. We are proud to employ 400 team members throughout Kenya and East Africa, and support a workforce which is 50 percent female, thus empowering women in roles traditionally considered to be “for men only.”

Among our national and global honors, we have received the 2018 Bloomberg New Energy Pioneers Award for being among the world’s leaders in clean energy solutions, the 2018 Swiss Energy and Climate Summit Award for our pitch on the impact of clean-burning stoves, and the 2015 Ashden Green Energy International Award for empowering women with new economic opportunities.

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