Grants Data Manager

Vital Strategies
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 13

Position description

Vital Strategies, headquartered in New York City, is an international public health organization. Our programs strengthen public health systems and address the world’s leading causes of illness, injury and death. We currently have five global offices and an extended network in 73 countries, supporting data-driven decision making in government, advancing evidence-based public health policies and mounting strategic communication campaigns. Vital Strategies’ priorities are driven by the greatest potential to improve and save lives. They include non-communicable disease prevention, cardiovascular health promotion, tobacco control, road safety, obesity prevention, epidemic prevention, environmental health, vital statistics systems building and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treatment research. Our programs are primarily concentrated in low- and middle-income countries and cities in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Please visit our website at to find out more about our work.

The Position

Vital Strategies is seeking to hire a full-time Grants Data Manager to assist the Public Health Programs divisional management and Grants Management teams with the development of financial reports and dashboards using NetSuite and Power BI. This position is expected to collaborate across several programs within the Public Health Programs Division, as well as with the Finance Division’s Grants Management team.

Core Responsibilities:

Data Management

  • Support grants and PHP program managers with financial and programmatic data
  • Analyze existing data sources and data flow
  •  Support in the development of data models for ETL (Extraction, Transformation and Load) process of selected data sources
  • Maintain and update existing budget reports and dashboards
  • Meet with program staff to identify data needs and support in the creation of dashboards, and analytical tools using NetSuite and Power BI
  • For specific Power BI Visualization
  • Knowledge on conceptual and logical database models
  • Experience with Power BI, DAX functions and Power Query
  • Experience with SharePoint libraries
  • Familiar with data visualization techniques and software

General/Grants Management

  • Complete monthly review of commitments and expenses
  •  Complete monthly cash flow reports
  • Work with existing PHP Grants team to ensure accuracy of data sets
  • Prepare and complete ad-hoc reports and data sets


  • Minimum of five years of related work experience
  • Knowledge and direct experience using Power BI to create and manage dashboards required
  • Knowledge and direct experience using NetSuite preferred
  • Experience with data management and data visualization
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Prior experience working in non-profit, grants, or finance sectors preferred

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