Grants/Administrative Assistant, USAID/Nigeria Health Workforce Management Activity

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Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches for a broad and lasting impact. The firm is headquartered in Washington, DC with staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning.

Banyan Global is recruiting for a Grants/Administrative Assistant for an upcoming, five-year USAID-funded health workforce management project in Nigeria. The position is full-time and based in Abuja. Travel to Bauchi, Sokoto, Kebbi, and Ebonyi States and the Federal Capital Territory may be required.


·       Provide general administrative support to project-wide staff.

·       Provide specific administrative support to the finance team and grants team in human resources, logistics, procurement, subcontracts or sub-awards, and accounting/finance.

·       Provide support and work with the Grants/Sustainability Manager to develop and oversee grants with local partners specifically focused on Human Resources for Health (HRH) and Health System Strengthening (HSS).

·       Support the Grants/Sustainability Manager in ensuring grants and implementing partners are USAID compliant and follow USAID/USG regulations.

·       Support the Grants/Sustainability Manager in developing internal control measures for the award of grants and disbursement of payments for milestones achieved.

·       Provide logistical support to project staff in regard to traveling to/from Bauchi, Sokoto, Kebbi, and Ebonyi States and the Federal Capital Territory.

Minimum years of experience


Desired Course
Desired Skills
writing reports and proposals
Other Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or other relevant fields.
  • At least one year of experience with grants development and/or management, preferably in HRH and HSS.
  • Demonstrated ability in providing general administrative support and grants budgets. Knowledge of USG Standards related to grants preferred.
  • Previous experience working on a USAID-funded project preferred.
  • Possess excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team.

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website,

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About Banyan Global
Banyan Global is a development consulting firm, founded on the principle that integrating expertise and experience from the development community and private sector will achieve a broad and lasting impact. Our unique team comprises seasoned private sector and international development professionals. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Banyan Global maintains staff around the world. Banyan Global is a women-owned small business....
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Job Summary
March 3, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 1years
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Abuja Municipal
March 31, 2020
Administration/ Office/ Operations
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