VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 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.
WEWE is an indigenous national NGO with its head office in Abuja FCT, with project offices in Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, and Imo state.
WEWE is currently soliciting for 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 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
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