Our client a top agritech startup company in Nigeria. They are currently looking to hire a Grant Manager in Lagos Nigeria. Job to be Done
Act as point of contact between Grant funders and the organization to ensure smooth grant project execution. The individual will be responsible for all aspects of the Grant process, from application to due diligence and implementation.
As such, a solid end-to-end understanding of the grant process and experience managing and successfully achieving milestones for multifunctional companies / startups will be essential.
Expected outcomes and actions Include but are not limited to : Strategic Direction Lead the identification, application and liaison processes with Nigerian Banks and other donorsBuild strategic model aligned with strong decker presentation to drive grants acquisitionDetermine funding needs in collaboration with executive management team and research funding opportunities in alignment to funding needs of the organization.
Seamless Project execution Leading the due diligence process by compiling and providing the required project / company documentationDeveloping and implementing monitoring, evaluation, and learning frameworks for donor project implementationManaging donor funding implementation, including reporting systems design, investor and donor report writing, renegotiation with funders, and project closureCollecting and analysing data from relevant teams as required by donors Grantee effectiveness Compiling and reporting deliverables on timeLimiting project / financing roadblocks Managing internal stakeholders to ensure project objectives and activities are achieved Donor management Acting as brand ambassador in all interactions with external stakeholders projecting competence, poise and professionalismManaging relationships and expectations with donors and other external teams, ensuring commercial goals are not compromised.
Qualifications Knowledge / experience working in NigeriaLiving in or willing to relocate to Lagos5+ years of development project implementation experience5+ years of donor project reporting experience Excellent writing, research and analysis skillExcellent stakeholder management