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