10 Oct 2016

Full-Time Nigerian Grants Manager

Connexus Corporation – Posted by ConnexusAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria


Job Description

About the Job:

Connexus is seeking a Grants Manager for the anticipated five year USAID/Nigeria Agricultural Competitiveness project. The project will focus on identifying agribusinesses and agricultural value chain actors with growth potential, and will assist with investment and technical assistance to seed growth at scale. It is anticipated that the project will focus on a number of sectors, including but not limited to: agriculture, clean energy, nutrition, water and sanitation hygiene (WASH), gender and youth-oriented activities.



The position will be located in Nigeria.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Review and assess grant applications against specific funding criteria
  • Assist in conducting due diligence of potential partners to ensure they have sound systems, operations, reporting mechanisms, governance and reputation
  • Develop relationships with local partners to ensure consistent communication and open discussions
  • Coordinate with Fund Management team to ensure adequate buy-in and/or leverage from local partners selected for grants
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.



  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in grants management, ideally for USAID.
  • Experience managing accounts and monitoring/evaluating use of program funds and grants
  • Knowledge of agricultural and/or small and medium enterprise development preferred.
  • This position requires spoken and written fluency in English.

How to Apply

Deadline: Friday, October 14, 2016 How to Apply: Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to careers@connexus.email with “Grants Manager - Nigeria” in the subject line. No phone calls please.  

Job Categories: Financial Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 43 days.

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