Grants Coordinator

South San Francisco, California | Contract

Post Date: 01/12/2018 Job ID: 3754 Industry: Project Management

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They  are among the world' s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.


Duties: Grants Administration
  • Manage all philanthropic grant-related activities from initial inquiry to grant closure, payments and post-award monitoring.
  • Develop a good working understanding of programmatic goals and giving strategies in order to identify grants that will fit with funding priorities. 
  • Provide customer support for internal/external inquiries.
  • Support the routing and tracking of applications to appropriate decisionmakers.
  • Collaborate with site-giving teams on reviewing local grant applications.
  • Assist with the maintenance of and enhancements to Salesforce-based grants management software.
  • Support custom reporting needs on grants and budgets. 
  • Participate in the general administrative responsibilities related to the programs and operations of Genentech Corporate Giving. 
  • Coordinate and participate in corporate giving projects as needed or requested.



Skills: Required Background and Skills

  • Knowledge of Salesforce platform required 
  • Strong communication and customer service skills 
  • High ethical standards – experience with following guidelines/policies
  • Attention to detail and high degree of personal organization
  • Ability to problem solve and exercise good judgment 
  • Ability to work in a team approach to get things done
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Familiarity with philanthropy/ non-profit sector is optional but preferred
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