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Job Title: Grants Manager

Company: An International Development Organization

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 5 years

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit   NGO/Non-Profit  



Position Summary: – An International Development Organization is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian nationals for the above vacancy.

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Position Summary: – The Grants Manager will serve as the principal point of contact and Manager for Grant Administration. S/he will be responsible to ensure effective and efficient management of grants administration and to ensure flexible, innovative, and rapid-response mechanisms are designed to target key zones within Nigeria. S/he will also ensure that the Grant Management and administrative function is always in compliance with the organizations’ policies and procedures; and will work towards capacity building of the recipients as well as other staff members in the area of grants management.

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Reporting & Supervision: – The Grants Manager reports to the Operations Manager/Deputy Chief of Party. The Grants Manager supervises Grants Officers and Grants Specialists.

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Primary Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: – Provides oversight and management of grants staff and grants program; – Organizes and coordinates organizational staffing structure and workflow of grants staff activities and administration; – Responsible for ensuring quality control and the integrity of the online grant database and ensures that the data in the system is always up-to-date; – Responsible for ensuring compliance with the organization’s grant policies as detailed in the Field Manual and the projects Grant Manual; – Coordinate closely with program staff to ensure timely administration and monitoring of grant agreements; – Coordinate with finance, procurement, and program staff to facilitate grantee kick-off meeting, monitoring and closeout of grant activities; – Provide guidance and interpretation for program staff as well as grantees of organization’s grants policies and procedures and IDO regulation; – Manage the grants and direct implementation pipeline; – Ensure that grant master files are always up-to-date and ready for audit; – Lead the grants management team to serve as a central point of grant activity coordination and facilitation; – Provide support to technical units on grants compliance and the online grants database; – Provide training in grants compliance to project staff; – Other tasks as needed.

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Qualifications: – Minimum of five (5) years professional experience (including at least two years of supervisory experience) working in complex and challenging field operational contexts; – Bachelors’ degree or professional accounting/financial qualification is required; – Experience managing teams, – Minimum two years financial administration experience essential – Competent in computers and using financial software essential – Understanding of budget and cost control management essential – Excellent written and spoken English essential – IDO program experience desirable – Grants program experience desirable – Ability to work under pressure and efficiently handle multiple tasks. – Ability to work under own initiative or as a part of a team.

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