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Compassionate healthcare and purposeful innovation for Cambodia’s children

Grants Manager- Repost

Reporting to:  Deputy Director, Development Department

Working hours: 40 hours/week

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position base: Siem Reap, Cambodia


AHC is a leading paediatric health care organisation with a mission of improving health care for all Cambodian children. This is reflected through provision of specialist paediatric health services that often cannot be found elsewhere, while building the capacity of health workers from throughout Cambodia to enact quality paediatric care. AHC has provided over 2 million medical treatments to children from across the country, but our impact is felt far beyond our hospital walls as we strengthen the healthcare system through innovative and effective programs that address today’s child health challenges. To help facilitate this and build upon our existing work, we are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic Development Team who are based in Cambodia and further strengthen our fundraising capabilities.

The Role

The Grants Manager will be crucial in supporting AHC’s Development Department who are charged with funding the organisation’s US$5 million dollar annual operating budget. Specifically, the Grants Manager is a part of the Grants team which focuses largely on international donors. The Department also works in collaboration with communications, individual fundraising, and events.

This position will facilitate the flow of new and existing international revenue streams and contribute to the goal of realising fundraising targets. The ideal candidate will be able to identify new funding opportunities, design and develop proposals for both new and existing donors as well as fulfil grant management responsibilities including supporting the timely development of quality reports and managing project data. As a result, candidates should have a proven record in fundraising from a variety of sources, experience of writing detailed proposals and excellent networking and communication skills. AHC works with leading funders from around the world to achieve our mission and this is a fast paced and varied role, requiring communication and team work in a multicultural environment and across diverse stakeholder groups. Ultimately, the right person for the role will be a part of transforming the healthcare landscape for children in Cambodia.


New business (50%)

  • Successfully identify new high-value donors/funding opportunities and initiate tailored approaches to solicit future partnerships
  • Develop high quality concept notes, proposals and applications, with a value ranging between $1000,000 – $500,000 per annum, while coordinating the development process with all relevant medical and non-medical departments
  • Contribute to the management of AHC’s donor management system, maintaining clear and timely records
  • Provide input on the continuous improvement of the proposal development process
  • Support the Development Director and Deputy-Director to develop new funding strategies and cultivate new donor relationships including organisation of compelling field visits

Grant Management (30%)

  • Draft, develop and refine high quality donor reports and associated communications, ensuring compliance with AHC and donor requirements
  • Maintain internal tracking of reporting timelines, including working with relevant departments to coordinate appropriate data collection, analysis and financial reporting

Renewals (10%)

  • Cultivate and maintain a portfolio of donors (active and lapsed funders) in order to facilitate the solicitation of additional asks and upgrades
  • Draft compelling renewal concept notes and proposals for active donors with the intention of growing existing grant sizes

Other (10%)

  • Review junior team member’s work, providing constructive feedback and training as required
  • Coordinate with AHC’s Communications team to develop case studies and other relevant collateral to aid the fundraising process
  • Support other Development Department functions including international fundraising events and individual donor accounts when needed


Key qualifications and skills:

  • Have a Bachelor degree or higher qualification in business, marketing, communications, international development, or other relevant fields
  • At least five years of experience in fundraising/grant management role with demonstrable experience in securing multi-year proposals valued over US$100,000
  • Have an established network of corporate, foundation/trust, institutional, and or high net worth contacts from previous experience
  • Accomplished report and proposal writer with excellent writing/editing capabilities and strong analytical/critical thinking skills, ideally in a child development or health-related field
  • Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities and communication skills, both oral and written in English
  • Quick learner, able to absorb and conceptualise child health projects in a low resource setting and translate that to funder interests
  • Ability to handle and use constructive feedback in order to make needed changes to proposals and reports
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines
  • Able to work well both within a team and independently in a challenging and fast-moving multicultural environment


What AHC offers:

  • Competitive salary for the industry and market
  • Two year, fixed term contract with the possibility for extension
  • Health insurance
  • Generous paid time-off allowance plus certain national holidays
  • Annual flight allowance to your home country
  • Experience in the international development sector with one of the region’s leading child health organisations
  • Opportunity to learn from sector experts while collaborating with a multicultural and diverse team
  • Exposure to child health projects, innovative organisational strategies and influential networks in the dialogue on global child health

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected] . Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Ways You Can Help

Ongoing support from donors and volunteers allows us to continue to deliver high quality medical care to children affected by disease and poverty in Cambodia.