Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) is recruiting for fulltime Grant Manager.
Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a reputable national indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2) in partnership with local and international organizations as well as different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and levels.
We seek application from qualified persons to fill the position below:
Job Title: Grant Manager
Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is soliciting for a Grant Manager to fill the job vacancy in a USAID funded project called ‘Local Partner initiatives for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN) Project’. We are currently on the fourth year of the implementation.
We are in need of an individual who has God’s calling on their lives and passion to help widows and orphans. The job will entail managing 10 sub-grantees under WEWE-LOPIN 2.
Duties and Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Provide administrative and financial management of grants to ensure compliance with USAID grants processes and regulations.
To analyze and evaluate grants applications, monitor expenditures of beneficiaries
Provide grantees with technical assistance in financial management, procurement, planning and implementation of activities.
Conduct training as needed, such as for various potential grantee organizations and internal staff, etc.
Conduct pre-award audits for grantee organizations, in addition to audits during implementation and at close-out in coordination with internal Audit and compliance.
Monitor grantees to ensure they implement and administer grants according to grant agreement and USAID regulations.
Review WEWE Grant Manual
Monitor technical implementation of grants to ensure timely progress and according to submitted technical reports, proposed strategy and work plans
Provide guidance to local partners on grant management
Process administrative checks when potential Implementing agents applied for WEWE-LOPIN RFA
Ensures that IAs contracts are up to date and work on new agreements for new IAs
Conduct quarterly review of their transaction and follow up on any issues raised by IAs and close it on timely basis
Visit IAs activities to ensure things are done in line with WEWE’s procedures and USAID guidelines.
Process IAs timesheet for payments
Min Required Experience:
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
5 years experience in USAID grants design and administration, management and oversight
Experience previously working on USAID projects in the role of a Grants Manager position or similar capacity
Familiarity with USAID Grants Management policies and procedures
Professional accounting designation such as ACA/ACMA/ACCA or equivalent
Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance is an added advantages
Application Closing Date 25th June, 2018.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates (consulting firm) should send their comprehensive CV's or company profile and Cover Letter in only one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to email Kindly indicate the title of the consultancy you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail and include functional e-mails/mobile phone numbers and full contact information and at least three professional referees.
Note: WEWE will not cover any cost incurred for attending the interview if shortlisted.
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