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Position: Senior Programme Officer – DELTAS Africa (Social Sciences and Humanities)

Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2022

The overall aim of the Senior Programme Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities) is to support the delivery of a vibrant social sciences and humanities research leadership capacity development programme on the continent. In the short term, this will be delivered as a component of the DELTAS Africa programme, promoting excellence in social science and humanities research leadership capacity on the continent based on the DELTAS Africa model or a variant thereof, and in the long-term contributing to its development as an independent flagship programme of the SFA Foundation.

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Position: Grant Accountant

Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2022

The Grants Accountant is responsible for preparing program financial statements, maintaining cash controls, and providing financial reporting and analysis to SFA Foundation. The incumbent performs post-award grant administration and related accounting duties working closely with the Foundation finance team in carrying out financial management, budgeting, compliance of grantees, reporting to funders and conducting variance analysis.

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Position: Finance Officer

Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2022

The Finance Officer will support the Finance Manager in ensuring effective and efficient utilization of SFA Foundation resources, adherence to statutory compliance, cash management, financial disbursements, and maintenance of ledgers. The incumbent will be responsible for processing financial transactions, processing of payments, staff reimbursements, maintaining all financial records, preparation of monthly financial reports including the review and reconciliation of key accounts as assigned.

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Position: Senior Programme Officer – Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 30 Sep 2022

The overall aim of the Senior Programme Officer (Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship) role is to deliver work within the Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Platform including the Grand Challenges Africa programme. The work entails doing activities within the strategy through the full programme cycle and making sure that they achieve impact. The Programme Officer has as his/her primary responsibility to deliver project activities within this portfolio, support research networks and consortia, liaise with comparative research networks, as well as special initiatives and projects.

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Position: Programme Officer – Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 30 Sep 2022

The overall aim of the Programme Officer (Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship) role is to deliver work within the Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Platform including the Grand Challenges Africa programme. The work entails doing activities within the strategy through the full programme cycle and making sure that they achieve impact. The Programme Officer has as his/her primary responsibility to deliver project activities within this portfolio, support research networks and consortia, liaise with comparative research networks, as well as special initiatives and projects.

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Position: Chief Scientific Officer/Director of Programmes

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The Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) provides leadership and strategic vision for all the scientific aspects of SFA Foundation while overseeing the work of the organisation’s programmes and clusters of programmes and platforms. The CSO will be leading a highly skilled and experienced programmatic team that designs, manages and funds a large portfolio of science and innovation programmes being delivered across the continent, in partnership with African and global partners.

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