Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Grants Officers at the Nigeria Education Crisis Response (ECR) Project

Nigeria Education Crisis Response Project a USAID funded project aimed at supporting Adamawa, Bauch, Gombe, and Yobe states to expand access to quality, relevant non-formal education and alternative education opportunities for internally displaced persons (IDP) children as well as out-of- school children in host communities, aged 6 to 17 at target locations.

We are seeking application from qualified Nigerian Nationals to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Grants Officer

Yobe Office Damaturu
Project Duration: 2 years
Position Start Date: immediately
Reporting: Report to the Grants Manager

Position Summary

  • The Grants Officer will be responsible for oversight of all grants activities, including ensuring efficient and proper controls for USAID grant compliance and reporting; coordinating trainings and grants administration with NGOs grantees; and review and submission of financial reports as required for each grant.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Reviews sub-grentees liquidation and financial reports and provide summaries to the project’s Grants Manager on a monthly basis.
  • Implement procedures and templates to be used for formulating, negotiating, executing, monitoring, and closing grants according to USAID regulations and ECR project’s Grants Manual.
  • Regular monitor grantee to ensure compliance with USAID regulations, Grants Manual and the content of sub-agreement.
  • Responsible for maintaining grant files and ensuring that are always up-to-date
  • Supports project audits, grantor’s audit, or monitoring visits.
  • Responsible for entering and maintaining the Creative’s Integrated Management Database System (IDMS) for Yobe state sub-grantees
  • Provides mentoring support to strengthen and improve sub-grantees’ management capacity for improved performance
Required Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in grants management, including disbursements and reporting.
  • Knowledgeable about USAID Rules and Regulations, previous experience working on USAID funded projects is preferred.
Application Closing Date
11th February, 2016

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send in a current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities AND a cover letter, to: Applicants should indicate the Job Position as the subject of their email

Females as well as Indigenes from Bauchi and other North East states are encouraged to apply.