Heritage Christian College Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Heritage Christian College Recruitment 2023/2024.

Heritage Christian College (HCC) is a higher educational institution sponsored by the Churches of Christ. Its core values are Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Ethics, and Global Competence

we are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Grants and Research Manager

Job Description

  • Identifies and maintains research grant sources and disseminates research funding opportunities
  • Coordinates the setting up of the teams for proposal development and provides pre-award support
  • Prepares all contracts and portfolios for research, grants, and consultancies
  • Keeps a complete and accurate database of contracts for sub-awards, research, grant, and consultancies
  • Seeks and manages HCC’s registration with international institutions that have research grants and other grant platforms
  • Reviews proposals for completeness and compliance with the national and institutional regulations/policies/guidelines procedures as well as administrative, financial, and programmatic (grant project performance) reporting requirements of the award
  • Liaises with principal investigators, subcontractors, sponsored project offices, and funding agencies
  • Links industry with researchers and sets up funding mechanisms
  • Identifies linkages of philanthropic individuals and agencies with HCC
  • Maintain links with industry players and keeps a complete and accurate database on the same
  • Seeks patent registration for works of innovation
  • Seeks linkages with industry to commercialize innovative research findings
  • Prepares policy briefs for engagement with national policymakers
  • Identifies, coordinates, and compiles research business development and strategic research plans of faculty, staff, and students


  • Postgraduate university degree in a relevant discipline
  • Additional qualifications in Project Management, International Development, Research Administration, Marketing, or Business Administration will be an advantage
  • Extensive experience in sourcing for grants and securing external grants and project funding
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, national, and institutional policies, regulations, guidelines, practices, and procedures on research grants
  • Ability to manage high-volume and complex transactions
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interdisciplinary working skills
  • Good planning, organizational and administrative skills
  • Good IT skills and understanding of centralized database management system
  • Effective networking skills and connecting with businesses and industry
  • Demonstrated understanding of intellectual property rights (patents, copyright, and related rights)
  • Familiarity with the process of turning fresh ideas into great products and services
  • Effective client liaison and ability to build relationships
  • Only qualified and experienced applicants will be invited to attend the interview

How to Apply

Interested persons should send a CV and cover letter to: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 7th April 2023

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