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Job Title: Grant Advisor

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Grant Advisor will be responsible for the grant management, fund raising and proposal writeups.
  • This will help increase the foundation’s grants portfolio through smooth running of the grant management process.
  • The position requires a highly motivated individual with strong personal integrity, and commitment to cooperate with respective budget holders and corresponding partners.
  • The ideal candidate will work proactively and closely with partners and funding organizations, as well as a wide range of multilateral and bilateral donors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the Foundation’s regular fund-raising plans, grants management process, and application process.
  • Engage in mapping and identification of potential donors, and regularly update the management and budget holders.
  • Participate in partner selection processes, and jointly with finance and budget holders facilitate project kick off events.
  • Participate in fund raising and proposal application writeups.
  • Formulate and implement effective grant compliance management systems.
  • Ensure project activities are implemented in line with an approved project proposal and funding agreement documents.
  • Initiate, draft and manage agreement documents along with respective budget holders.
  • Provide fund raising ad grants management training to the Foundation and partner staffs.
  • Responsible for periodic review and analysis of project grants and advise the management on ways of mitigating funding gaps.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field. MSc / MA in Finance, Project Management, or Economics is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated proposal writeup, fund raising and grant management experience, preferably in an International humanitarian or development organization.
  • Proven skills in planning, organizing, follow-up and coordination of different activities.
  • Knowledge of the global funding and grants framework and national context in the INGO sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skill in English.
  • Proven track record in leading application writeup, grant management, donor mapping, visibility assessment and reporting.

Application Closing Date
10th July, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their resume to: [email protected] with the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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