The Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP) is a leading indigenous non-governmental organization established to promote better health outcomes for all Nigerians through creation of strong and sustainable health systems. The organization evolved from Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2011 and has continued to support family-focused, comprehensive high-quality, HIV/AIDS care and treatment activities in Nigeria.
- Incumbent will act as the primary contact for all contracts, grants, and agreements.
- Review program/project proposals to ensure technical compliance and consistency with organizational program principles and donor funding criteria.
- Develop grant narratives working in close coordination with the Programs units.
- Provide guidance for problem solving in relation to a wide variety of implementation, programmatic and regulatory difficulties that may arise in large programs.
- Ensure maintenance full compliance with legal and documentation requirements for all procurement activities in accordance with the requirements of CDC/USG and other donors.
- Coordinate institutional responses to project bids and ensure narrative addresses all elements of Request for Proposals (RFPs) or Request for Applications (RFAs).
- Ensure ongoing monitoring of grant program goals and monthly performance reports as required.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability
- Degree in Social Sciences or Management and a Master’s degree desired.
- At least 5 years’ of progressive management and supervisory experience managing donor-funded projects, grants and/or cooperative agreements.
- Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to international donor grants, capacity building proposals and funding requests to private and public foundations.
- Knowledge of grants and grant administration systems, processes and budgeting Demonstrated experience and success managing technical and administrative teams in the implementation of development and health programs in developing country settings.
- Must have in-depth knowledge of USG rules and regulations as they pertain to technical, financial and administrative project function.
- Candidate must have working knowledge of USG/CDC funding agency procedures and compliance requirements and regulations of sponsored research; contracting and subcontracting practices; legal distinctions between gifts, grants, knowledge of federal agency practices, regulations and policies; conflicts of interest and intellectual property.
- Sound working knowledge of funding source (e.g. USG, DfID, World Bank, Global Fund) rules and regulations.
Candidates are expected to possess:
- Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English, with high impact influencing and persuasive skills and able to represent the organization to donors and partners
- Good experience of using Ms. Word, Excel or applicable software related to position
- Commitment to and understanding of organization’s vision, values and principles including rights-based/gender approaches would be expected.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and a suitability statement of not more than 200 words as a Microsoft Word attachment. The subject of the email should be the JOB CODE and the applicant’s FULL NAME e.g. MSS-02 - John Bull.
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