Graduates: Grant Assistant at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs.
Therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to our approach in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established its presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, governance, peace building and Health/HIV programming.

Job Title: Grant Assistant


  • The Grants Assistant (GA) will be primarily responsible for documentation, referencing and filing of all project related documents.
  • Ensure proper filing and archiving of all project financial documents;
  • Ensure proper filing of all donor and sub recipient agreements both on hard files and soft copy; Arrange and properly file all backup copies of sub recipient payment vouchers and GJs,
  • Fill in cost share valuation form for all cost share document;
  • Prepare timesheet and other support documents to support cost share valuation,


  • B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or related fields;
  • Minimum of one year relevant experience.
  • Must be a matured, motivated, problem solving individual with high levels of initiative;
  • Strong interpersonal skills,
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate high level of initiative, diplomacy and tact.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software-MS Office (PowerPoint and Excel especially);
  • Must be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Agency Wide Competences
  • These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning.

Location: Abuja

Closing Date
30th January, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the "Application Form Below" and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: Title of the position must be stated as the subject of the email.

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)


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