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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2022
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    The Premier Specialists' Medical Centre is the manifestation of a dream to promote the highest possible complete health care service, attainable in the most developed parts of the world, in Nigeria. Premier, as the name implies, means the first among all. We are a specialist hospital whose aim is to serve the health care needs of our community by pro...
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    Grants Officer

    Location: Ikeja, Lagos

    Job Description

    • The Grants Officer plays a key role in preparing proposals and reports to donors, and in grants management.
    • The 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 of full compliance with legal and documentation requirements for all programme activities in accordance with the requirements of donors.
    • Ensure ongoing monitoring of grant program goals and monthly performance reports as required.

    Key Job Responsibilities
    The Grants Officer will be responsible for:

    • Keeping the Grants overview up to date and assisting with other grants and administrative management tasks;
    • Assisting with reporting and proposal development tasks, including organizing discussions with programme unit, drafting and finalizing reports and proposals;
    • The candidate must have experience in writing/developing technical solicitations for grants from donors.
    • To support the organization in the design, development, and implementation of grant solicitation strategies.
    • To undertake research and produce a database of international and local donor organizations.
    • Monitor donor organizations and websites to identify and inform donor opportunities matching the work of the PMS.
    • To undertake research and produce a database of international and local organizations with similar goals and interests with PMS.
    • Identify and inform on organizations PMS can partner with for a mutually beneficial relationship.
    • To establish and maintain effective relationships and oversee contact with potential and actual donors, ensuring that relationships are managed in an effective and timely manner.
    • Ensure all donations/grants/pledges are acknowledged and appreciated promptly.
    • To undertake regular research and analysis into trends, opportunities, and issues affecting donor and trust giving.
    • To identify, develop opportunities and assist in fundraising activities in support of the work of PMS.
    • To work closely with program/project team to ensure the consistency of key PMS messages and brand.
    • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all work.
    • To undertake additional tasks and responsibilities which may arise from time to time and which are relevant to the post.

    Job Requirements

    • Minimum Qualification: B.Sc / HND qualification in Science, Business, Finance, Management, Communications, or a related field.
    • A Master’s in Public Health, Business Administration, or a related field would confer an advantage
    • At least 3 years post-NYSC experience preferably in a healthcare organization
    • Excellent level of written and spoken English, including drafting and editing skills.
    • Comfortable with MS Office – Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook
    • Proven attention to detail, time management and organizational skills; experience in project management is a strong asset;
    • Ability to multi-task and work independently to meet tight deadlines;
    • 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
    • Candidate must have a working knowledge of USG/CDC funding agency procedures and compliance requirements and regulations of sponsored research; contracting and subcontracting practices; legal distinctions between gifts, and grants, knowledge of federal agency practices, regulations and policies; conflicts of interest and intellectual property.
    • Sound working knowledge of funding sources (e.g. USG, DfID, World Bank, Global Fund).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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