Deadline: 21 April, 2021

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Plan International is seeking to fill the role of Grants Officer.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Support the country’s resource mobilisation activities
  • Support the grants advisor in coordinating and monitoring the implementation of donor-funded projects and programmes
  • Manage donor-grant transactions effectively and efficiently and ensure quality reporting
  • Support in establishing grant tracking mechanism in order to effectively follow up grant activities and to determine progress and make decisions where further action is needed
  • Support proposal development process by writing budget narratives, editing proposals, and ensuring proper proposal and grant management procedures are followed
  • Ensure reports to donors are submitted on time
  • Ensure timely setup of all grants in SAP system and corresponding modifications are effected
  • Ensure grants are implemented in compliance with Plan International guidelines and relevant donor regulations
  • Maintain and update grant files
  • Document and share key compliance issues with Plan International staff and partners, setting ground for compliance management
  • Ensure all funding agreement document files are updated on a regular basis
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned

Requirements

  • Degree in Development Studies, Business Studies, or Social Sciences
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in International Affairs, Development, or a related subject will be a plus
  • Three years, minimum, of experience working in project and/or grant management and proposal/business development/design
  • Ability to support high performing teams in multi locations
  • Experience in developing and interpreting donor budgets
  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community
  • Proven ability to develop and write grant proposals and concepts and track record in winning proposals
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Good communication and strong organisational, time management and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, cultural and diplomatic skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills with close attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, meet demanding deadlines and work under pressure in unstable security environments

To apply and for more information, click here.

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