Job Description – Program Analyst 

The Program Analyst analyzes and presents annual grant applications to the AFJ Grants Committee, monitors grant execution, prepares bi-annual grantee reports for the AFJ Board and gathers data on AFJ mission areas and an understanding of the NGO landscape.

Job Description

  • Acts as representation of the AFJ with grantees organizations
  • Conducts research and analysis to validate grant investments
  • Understand non-profit sector drivers and leverage internal and third party data to create insightful reports/presentations that are delivered to AFJ Board of Directors and grant making stakeholders as part of workflow.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of AFJ’s investments and strategic direction, as well as our position within the funding landscape

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts project research and analyzes grantees’ activities and create impact reports for the AFJ Board of Directors and donors.
  • Create and disseminate terms of grant once awards have been allocated or funds have been directed.
  • Gather critical data to monitor tactical and strategic developments
  • Builds sector views of long-term economic and social trends based on demographics, policy developments, and fundamental analysis.
  • Initiates timely and relevant research pieces highlighting important macro, regional or sector developments.
  • Communicates research findings, views, and recommendations through regular meetings, reports, and one-on-one direct exchanges with program staff
  • Provides accurate and clean data visualizations and charts to broader organization.
  • Gathers critical data to monitor tactical and strategic developments
  • Manages and reports monthly to external Choose A Cause partners.


  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to influence and build solid relationships.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; strategic-thinking and creative problem-solving skills, including an ability to analyze and define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to express complex business concepts and technical terms to a broad audience
  • A strong drive and initiative, exceptional collaborative skills, customer-centric and results driven
  • Deep understanding of non-profit sector; strong knowledge of relevant research sources and databases.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word) and outstanding Microsoft Excel skills required, including demonstrated experience with advanced Excel functions and managing large datasets.

Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 256 MB.