Assistant Grants Manager Jobs at Nigeria Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP)

Assistant Grants Manager Jobs at Nigeria Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP)

The Nigeria Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP) is a 5 year program focused on the improvement of primary health care in Nigeria. The co. is funded by the USAID and implemented by JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. (JSI). The Nigeria Targeted States High Impact Project is looking for 2 full-time Administrative Assistants to be based in the project’s main offices in Bauchi and Sokoto, respectively.

The Assistant Grants Manager, reporting to the (first): Grants Manager and (second): M&E Director.

Summary of key functions:

The Assistant Grants Manager is a full-time member of the project team. S/he will be responsible for working closely with the Grants Manager to manage and coordinate the project’s complex grants portfolio. S/he will report to the Grants Manager.

Specific Responsibilities:
Assisting Grants Manager in establishing and maintaining a grants management system for distribution of project grants;
Assisting the grants manager in issuing and managing the grants while following the project grants making policies and procedures;
Helping Grants Manager in establishing the grant application evaluation committees and in evaluating of grant applications;
As assigned by the Grants Manager, managing the grants provided by the project; monitor all phases of award, including assessment of technical progress and performance;
In consultation with Grants Manager, ensuring grant compliance with USAID regulations;
Working with Grants Manager to reviewing all reimbursement requests for cost allowability, and ensuring that grantees are in compliance with established administrative and financial policies, procedures, and sound business practices;
Assisting Grants Manager in monitoring and evaluating the performance of grantees.

Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access; ability to produce accurate reports and data on activities.
Working knowledge of the United States government regulations pertaining to USAID cooperative agreements, grants management and procurement;
Good Interpersonal skills
Excellent Communication skills and Team Player
Willingness and ability to travel

  1. Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, business management or related technical fields;
  2. At least three years of relevant work experience, preferably with international projects;
  3. Excellent project management skills; and fluency in the English language;
  4. Good communications and interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a team.
The last date for submission of application is 13th September, 2012.

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