Contracts & Grants Manager 305 views

FHI 360 is looking for Contracts and Grants Manager to join our team in Abuja, Nigeria.

Basic Functions:

Under the direction of the C&G Manager, the C&G Officer shall provide support in the administration of contracts, grants, task orders and cooperative agreements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for review of sub-agreement and subcontracting implementation activities and contractual arrangements to ensure they meet with donor and organizational regulations.
  • Interpret and apply funding regulations to ensure that all FHI policies and procedures and federal procurement and contracting requirements are met for sub-agreement and subcontracting activities.
  • Provide support to other staff to ensure project-wide understanding of contractual issues.
  • Implements procedures for projects to ensure that adequate records and audit trails are maintained.
  • Keep current with changes in contractual regulations.
  • Provides support on special projects within C&G.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring techniques.
  • Knowledge of and experience with donor contract, cooperative agreements, and grant regulations.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting theories and practices.
  • Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements.
  • With minimal supervision, manage high volume work flow.
  • Interpret funding regulations and procedures.
  • Relevant computer software skills with proficiency in excel.
  • Well developed written and oral communication skills
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Follow-up on requests in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to travel in Nigeria for minimum of 25%

Qualifications and requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 – 5 years relevant experience.
  • Masters degree in Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
  • Good working knowledge of donor contracts and grants regulations is essential.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
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