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Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) is recruiting for fulltime Grant Manager.

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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 

Location: Abuja


  • 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

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

5 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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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About Widows And Orphans Empowerment Organization (wewe)

  • Type: Nonprofit
  • Headquarters: No.25 Idanre Hills Street, AMSSCO Platinum City Estate, Galadimawa Abuja

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a not – for – profit, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that was founded in 2004 by Josephine Ogazi and Joseph Egwuonwu.WEWE started...Know More about Widows And Orphans Empowerment Organization (wewe)

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