Grants Management Officer (Anticipatory Recruitment) Job at Society for Family Health (SFH) Jobs in Nigeria



  2024-01-03
  Abuja, Nigeria


Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Grants Management Officer (Anticipatory Recruitment)
Job Location:
 Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Grants Management Officer will provide essential grant management support to the Grants Manager in delivering quality programs in line with SFH’s strategy and Plan of Action.

Job Role

  • Support in coordinating, and monitoring the implementation of donor funded projects and programs.
  • Support the full cycle of grants management activities from pre-award assessments, monitoring/compliance visits and close-out procedures.
  • Ensure projects are implemented in compliance with SFH guidelines and donor regulations.
  • Review partner budget and provide support and guidance where applicable.
  • Support in training staff and partners on donor policies, rules and regulations.
  • Conduct and document regular partner visits to ensure compliance with grant agreement.
  • Monitor and track grants-related performance metrics.
  • Manage assigned portfolios, in collaboration with the program team and finance team.
  • Coordinate grant audit exercises.  
  • Coordinate meetings to review project progress.  
  • Ensure proper closeout of projects.
  • Support project managers to prepare annual grants budgets for projects.
  • Support the assessments of partner/grantee organisations.
  • Maintain a grant tracking system to monitor grant activities and progress.  
  • Ensure grant management procedures are followed and donor compliance requirements are met.
  • Support budget preparation, modification and reflect same on the SAP system.
  • Review and ensure donor reports are timely and accurate. Maintain monthly reporting compliance tracker for assigned portfolios.
  • Ensure timely set-up of grants in SAP system and monitor compliance.
  • Maintain and update grant files  
  • Document and share key compliance issues internally and partners setting ground for compliance management.

Qualifications / Experience

  • B.Sc. in Accounting or any related Social Science course  
  • Minimum of four years of prior experience working in project and/or grants management
  • Experience with donor funding regulations, procedures and reporting requirements
  • Experience in developing and interpreting donor budgets.
  • Postgraduate Degree will be an advantage   
  • Professional certification such as ACA/ACCA/CGMA certification will be an advantage   
  • Ability to maintain strong internal controls and high ethical standards.
  • Strong analytical skills  
  • Good research, negotiation and problem-solving skills

Other Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel occasionally, as needed.
  • Adherence to the organization’s code of conduct and values.

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