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  • Posted: Jan 18, 2023
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  • Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability in Nigeria. Our mission is to support the promotion, adoption, and implementation of sustainable policies and frameworks in order to protect and conserve our environment.
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    Grant Writing Consultant

    Background

    • GHI is seeking the services of aGrant Writing Consultant to help secure partnerships and funding for program activities.With a minimum of three (3) years of recent experience writing and submitting successful grant proposals and proficiency with competitive bilateral, multilateral, corporate, foundation, and philanthropy grants. TheGrant Writing Consultant will work with the grants committee to identify appropriate contract/grant opportunities and develop successful applications on GHI’s behalf to secure funding.
    • This is a remote consultancy position with the option of working from our office in Wuse 2, Abuja, on a retainer basis. Given exemplary performance and mutual alignment, this could become a full-time staff position with growth potential.

    Responsibilities & Duties
    Grant / Proposal Writing:

    • Write and coordinate full grant proposals and reports to foundations, corporations, and select government agencies as determined by the grants calendar and grant reporting requirements.
    • Ability to multitask and manage several grant submissions or reports while working with various levels of staff to complete grant-related items.
    • Foster the growth and implementation of best practices for all grant-related functions, including proposal writing, budget development, and data integrity.
    • Research and compile pertinent institutional information for projects requiring funding.

    Business Development:

    • Identify new funding sources and conduct prospect research.
    • Follow up with grant-making organisations during their review of a submitted grant application to supply additional supportive material if requested.
    • Maintain and implement funding calendar activities, including cultivation and reporting activities.
    • Collaborating with program staff, develop and implement monitoring procedures to track grant implementation.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of the GHI’s mission and its program to address them.
    • Participate in fundraising activities and staff-related meetings.
    • Perform any other related duties as assigned.

    Relationship Development:

    • Understand institutional history and programs and ability to summarise well-written proposals
    • Develop, foster, and maximise relationships with funders.
    • Maintain thorough knowledge of current and planned programs and priority initiatives to accurately and persuasively communicate achievements and goals to prospective donors.

    Requirements & Skills

    • Master’s Degree in English, Communications, Creative writing, or a related field.
    • A minimum of three years of provable track record in successful grant research and writing for a non-profit organisation or an equivalent.
    • Excellent knowledge of proposal submission and fundraising process.
    • Ability to study and understand programs and funding requirements of the organisation.
    • Strong research skills and knowledge of information sources.
    • Ability to handle confidential matters with the utmost integrity.
    • Working knowledge of Google and Microsoft Office suites.
    • Strong organisational skills.
    • Ability to set and communicate priorities and meet deadlines.
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) on www.greenhabitat.ng to apply

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