GRANTS MANAGER – NORTHERN NIGERIA EDUCATION INITIATIVE PLUS (NEI+1
POSITION LOCATION: ABUJA, NIGERIA
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C, Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+) project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.
The Grants Manager will be responsible for oversight of all grants activities, including ensuring efficient and proper controls USAID grant compliance and reporting; coordinating training and grants administration with NGOs grantees; and review and submission of financial reports as required for each grant.
REPORTING & SUPERVISION:
The Grants Manager will supervise the Grants Officer and report the Senior Finance Specialist.
OTHER TASKS AS ASSIGNED.
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree or professional accounting/financial qualification is required;
Minimum 3 years’ experience in grant management, including disbursements and reporting and 4 years of general work experience is required;
Demonstrated experience in financial administration, budget and cost control management is essential;
Knowledgeable about USAID rules and regulations, previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred;
Excellent record keeping, and documentation skills are required;
Good communication and interpersonal skills is required.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your updated resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Grants Manager” in the email Subject line no later than August 24th, 2018.
Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disability/Veteran.