2 Mar 2016

Full-Time Grants Program Officer Lagos, Kano State

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Our client is a Non-Profit Organization that has been recognized as a pioneer of policy advocacy, education, human rights, women empowerment, disaster relief and betterment of lives of Africans. Their primary objective is to create a platform for its core issues and providing a voice to Nigeria’s people. Due to internal expansion processes, they have decided to hire a Grant Program Officer.


Job Title: Grants Program Officer   


Reporting to: The Head of Programs


Location: Lagos and Kano


Role Summary


Candidates will be part of a highly efficient and motivated team.  He/she will be responsible for project development, management and implementation. The incumbent will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to third-party entities. The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing and reporting data on the performance of program activities that are funded by third-party public and private sources.


Job Description:


  • Ensuring the Program Management Cycle is implemented in program activities
  • Management of projects and programs
  • Representing the Foundation with external partners
  • Developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities.
  • Creating and maintaining monitoring and evaluation plans for projects and programs
  • Generating proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations
  • Design and preparation of fund-raising proposals and grants application
  • Webinar Meetings of active and potential funders, etc
  • Conduct research, policy analysis and advocacy on the thematic areas of the Foundation
  • Facilitate grants ‘kick off’ meetings
  • Preparation of reports to donor agencies and report for MMF Annual report
  • Organize events, conferences, workshops and seminars based on agreed outlook and scope.
  • Ensure timely completion of training programs according to work plan
  • Network with other organizations involving in both internal and external as identified
  • Undertaking capacity building in the team
  • Writing reports according to established schedule and donor requirements
  • Developing communication material (newsletters, annual reports, etc.) for distribution to donors and other stakeholders
  • Creating and editing website content
  • Developing the annual strategy with the Chief Executive Officer and Management
  • Developing a fundraising strategy for the organization
  • Conducting mapping of institutional donors and foundations (EU, UN, USAID, DFID, etc), highlighting common priorities
  • Investigating and spearheading new avenues for individual support and/or donations
  • Developing a donor management tool where reports and history of donors can be easily tracked
  • Analytical – synthesizes complex or diverse information, collects and researches data, uses intuition and experience to complete tasks, designs work flows and procedures
  • Design – Generates creative solutions, translates concepts and information into images, demonstrates attention to detail
  • Problem solving – identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions, works well in group problem solving situations
  • Technical Skills – Assess own strengths and weaknesses, pursues training and development opportunities, strives to continuously build knowledge and skills, shares expertise with others
  • Teamwork – balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views


Angel Oluwadamilare                       angel@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com



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