Deadline: 21 April 2021
Plan International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Grants Officer in Abuja, Nigeria.
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Grants Officer will perform the following functions:
- Support the Country’s resource mobilization activities.
- Support the Grants Advisor in coordinating, and monitoring the implementation of donor funded projects and programs.
- Manage donor grants transactions effectively and efficiently and ensure quality reporting.
- Support in establishing a grants 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 working with program staff, writing budget narratives, editing proposals, and ensure proper proposal and grant management procedures are followed.
- Ensure that reports to donors are submitted on time; that reports are coherent and accurate (quarterly, interim or final reports).
- Ensure timely set-up of all grants in SAP system and corresponding modifications are effected.
- Ensure that grants are implemented in compliance with Plan International guidelines and relevant donor regulations.
- Maintain and update grant files.
Applicant must have:
- Degree in Development Studies, Business Studies, or Social Science (Master’s Degree or equivalent in international affairs, development or related subject will be an added advantage).
- At least 3 year’s experience working in project and/or grants 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.
- Ability to develop and write grant proposals and concepts and track record in winning proposals.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
- Good communicator with strong organizational, time management and analytical skills.
- Excellent inter-personal, 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.
- Excellent proven skills in developing, writing grant proposals.
- Good research, negotiation and problem solving skills.
- Effective working with and through partners.
- Strong planning, organizational skills, thinking and interpersonal skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- High proficiency in MS office tools (with excellent Microsoft Excel skills).
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit Plan International.