Background:

Engagement of an Administrative and Grant Specialist to provide technical support to the Business Official in ensuring that all award and NOA terms and conditions are met. We are implementing a CDC supported 5-year project to deliver client-centered high quality comprehensive HIV care and treatment and laboratory services to reach the UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets and end AIDS by 2030. This project employs a patient-centered approach that integrates contextual health systems strengthening with comprehensive HIV care, including critical services mainstreamed towards those infected and affected by HIV.

Responsibilities:

<ul> <li>Coordinates, manages, and leads grant development teams of key internal and external stakeholders that may include our programme.</li> <li>Support the BO to ensure that all award and NOA term and conditions are met.</li> <li>Develop a tracker to keep tab on actions pending and resolved throughout the duration of the grant.</li> <li>Support the BO toward ensuring that all obligation and timelines for reports are met.</li> <li>Assist the BO in the preparation of grant related reports for submission to USG.</li> <li>Periodically prepare grant performance report for submission to the BO and PI</li> <li>Support capacity building training of staff on grant management procedures and USG regulations.</li> <li>Assist in editing sections of grant proposals such as budget narratives, personnel description sections.</li> <li>Gather supporting material for grant proposals such as (but not limited to) job descriptions, resumes, maps, organizational charts, bibliographies, tables of contents, budgets and other forms.</li> <li>Maintain the necessary records, files, reports, databases and resource material pertinent to grants office activities to ensure effective N-SHIP operation and compliance with government and donor regulations</li> <li>Participates in meetings and assists in strategic planning and provides guidance and instructions on Federal and CDC/PEPFAR regulations, policies and procedures to PMT and recommends procurement and financing alternatives vis-&agrave;-vis appropriate instrument type to achieve N-SHIP goals.</li> <li>Develops and maintains a grant management system for funded grants that includes report due dates, budget adherence, impact of grants, and any other grant requirements.</li> <li>Continually promotes grant opportunities and provides professional development and grant training for staff.</li> <li>Perform other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>

Qualifications & Skills:

<ul> <li>Bachelor&#39;s degree in social sciences, health science, business administration, public Administration, Finance, or a relevant field.</li> <li>Minimum of 5 years of experience related to grant development, grant opportunity searches, grant writing experience including Federal, State, and Private Sources.</li> <li>Experience in grant management especially USG funded grant is an added advantage</li> <li>Possession of accounting certification from a professional body is an added advantage.</li> <li>Knowledgeable of funding sources, compliance issues, and legal and fiscal policies of funding sources and appropriate government agencies;</li> <li>Ability to work independently, under pressure and meet deadlines;&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in the use of modern office software</li> <li>Demonstrated advanced level competencies using spreadsheets; experience in grant program planning and analysis; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal skills</li> <li>Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects independently, often with tight deadlines.</li> <li>Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment</li> </ul>

Deliverables:

<ul> <li>The key deliverable of the consultancy is to facilitate and monitor the progress of training and organizational</li> <li>Quarterly update on grant writing</li> <li>Monthly update and accountability of the developed and approved gant chart</li> </ul>

Contracting & Accountability:

The officer will be accountable to the National Coordinator reporting directly to the National Coordinator through the head Programme Development and Administrative unit

Renumeration:

S/he will be paid competitive fees for the agreed duration based on qualification and experience.

Deadline:

Deadline for submission of application for this position is Wed Oct 12 2022 17:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.