Grants Administrator, Sr

Position: Grants Administrator, Sr

Job ID: 143438

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Senior Grants Administrator – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop and implement Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (PHO) Global HOPE grant strategies to maximize income from granting agencies to the Global HOPE programs sites in Sub-Saharan Africa and Houston, TX. You will provide training in local and African sites regarding grant research and preparation.


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Responsibilities :

  • Researches international, national and local government, corporate and foundation grant opportunities to identify those that align with Global HOPE goals and objectives
  • Contacts granting agencies to obtain information on planned grants opportunities or to provide ideas for future opportunities
  • Works with Global HOPE leadership to assess grant opportunities and determine feasibility of applying
  • Identifies key stakeholders in developing the grant application and creates partnership amongst the group for the purpose of the grant
  • Coordinates with financial and operations staff and leadership to create budgets that reflect the aims of the proposed grant application
  • Ensures appropriate institutional submission and review processes are followed
  • Ensures appropriate institutional offices and key stakeholders are kept abreast of application status
  • Develops and implements curriculum for staff and faculty at Global HOPE sites and Headquarters to maximize grant writing skill sets
  • Provides input into the creation of roles and selection of individuals involved in grant application in all Global HOPE sites
  • Provides support to the planning and implementation team for the development of written content to support the overall program




  • A Master’s degree in healthcare administration, public health, science, project management, engineering
  • Three (3) years of experience in grant, medical or scientific writing in an academic or healthcare organization
  • Doctoral degree and experience in a global setting preferred
  • Knowledge of International, national, and local grant writing guidelines and sponsors; Various grant application information systems; Grant writing techniques; Microsoft software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.; PDF software; Healthcare, academic and scientific institutions and operations; English language and grammar rules
  • Excellent skills in organizing complex projects on a short time-line, communicating well under pressure with people of all backgrounds, locations, nationalities, and roles
  • Ability to write successful grant applications, coordinate with team members
  • Problem solving effectively under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to produce high-quality briefs and reports
  • Ability to work independently with little daily oversight



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