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Jobs in an NGO in Abuja for a Grant Officer, March 2015

Mar 2, 2015, 11:22 AM
We are a leading and reputable indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a comprehensive family-focused HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programe in partnership with the different tiers of the Government of Nigeria. We currently require the services of resourceful, experienced and dynamic professional to fill the position below:

Job Title: Grant Officer

Location: Abuja


  • Incumbent will develop and review program/project proposals to ensure technical compliance and consistency with organizational program principles and donor funding criteria.
  • Coordinate institutional responses to project bids and ensure narrative addresses all elements of Request For Proposals (RFPs) or Request for Applications (RFAs).
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring of grant program goals and monthly performance reports as required.
  • Act as the primary contact for all contracts, grants, and agreements.
  • Develop grant narratives working in close coordination with the Programs units.
  • Provide guidance for problem solving in relation to a wide variety of implementation, programmatic and regulatory difficulties that may arise in large programs.
  • Ensure full compliance with legal and documentation requirements for all procurement activities in accordance with the requirements of CDC/USG and other donors.
Qualifications Knowledge, Skills & Ability
  • Degree in Social Science or Management (Master's Degree desired).
  • At least 5 years' of progressive management and supervisory experience managing donor-funded projects, grants and/or cooperative agreements.
  • Candidate must have working knowledge of USG/CDC funding agency procedures and compliance requirements and regulations of sponsored research; contracting and subcontracting practices; legal distinctions between gift, grant, knowledge of federal agency practices, regulations and policies; conflicts of interest and intellectual property.
  • Sound working knowledge of funding source (e.g. USG, DfiD, World Bank, Global Fund) rules and regulations.
  • Proven track record in grant writing Including but not limited to international donor grants, capacity building proposals and funding requests to private and public foundation.
  • Demonstrated experience and success managing technical and administrative teams in the Implementation of development and health programs in developing country settings.
  • Candidate must be proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite, computer application and Internet / Email.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills are essential.
  • Significant amounts of travel may be involved.
  • Commitment to an understanding or organisation's vision, value and principles including rights - based /gender approaches would be expected.
Terms of Employment
  • The organisation offers highly competitive salary package for this position.
  • Appointment for this position will be subject to a probationary period; and local terms and conditions are applicable.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and suitability statement as Microsoft Word attachments to: The subject of email should be the Job Title and location applied for and the applicant's full name, e.g Grant Officer, Abuja, Ayomitide Kelvin.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline 1st April, 2015.

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