APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others.

APIN Public Health Initiatives has been awarded a 5 year Grant by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement “Improving Comprehensive AIDS Response Enhanced for Sustainability” (iCARES) project, – a hybrid of facility and community based interventions, that will expand access to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment services in 8 states of Benue, Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Plateau in Nigeria. The program, funded by US PEPFAR through CDC, aims to contribute to the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal of HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.

We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume the position below:

Job Title: Manager – Grants Administration

Division: Operations
Department: Grants Administration

Job Description

This position will support the Grants Administration/Compliance department to coordinate all financial activities associated with developing, managing and monitoring of sub awards agreements including budgets according to CDC and other donor rules and regulation as applicable.
Job Task

Work with the Associate Director to facilitate grant efforts, including grant approval process and post-award compliance
Identifying compliance gaps and/or risks such as differences between donor and internal APIN policies and procedures and work closely with the donors to resolve same
Tracking grant contract and sub-contract compliance.
Maintain a budgetary control system to monitor grant budgets vs expenditures and advice management on variances and corrective actions required.
Assist in developing outlines, timelines and budgets templates for grants according to funding guidelines
Building of capacity of partner staff in grants/contract compliance through formal training, on-the-job support and monitoring and mentoring
Conducting timely assessment of Sub-Contractor financial management capacity and ability to adhere to any specific donor requirements and develop related action plan to address any capacity and/or system gaps
Maintains necessary records, files, reports, databases, and resource materials pertinent to Grants Office activities.
Ensure that grant financial reports are timely and accurately prepared in the required formats
Researches information and data necessary for grants sourcing and reporting.
Coordinating the timely submission of bid proposals in response to grant award opportunities
Edits and organizes grant documents written by other staff and departments.
Disseminates information on funding opportunities and compliance requirements to appropriate departments
Monitors outstanding grant proposals. Follows up with funding agency as necessary.
Researches new funding opportunities available through local private and corporate foundations.
Performs any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.
Qualification and Experience

B.Sc or HND in Accounting or any related discipline, with relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA) and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in audit function of a standard organisation, preferably in an international CDC/USAID funded NGO.

Application Closing Date
25th October, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: vacancies@apin.org.ng stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above. Note
The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant’s full name.
The subject of the mail should be the job position and location being applied for, e.g. Job Title - Location.
Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.