Job Vacancy: Grant Manager

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Grant Manager

Job description: Job Description:

We are currently seeking to employ a suitably qualified Grant Manager for a Government Parastatal in Lagos State.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading the fund-raising team to make the grant process work effectively and efficiently, in an organization. He/she will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization & strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals, and will also oversee developing budgets and operating plans for programs and writing program funding proposals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing fundraising initiatives
  • Researching, preparing, submitting and managing grant proposals
  • Ensures that proposals meet the funders guidelines and requirements, and manages the relationship with the funder(s)
  • Responsible for compliance reporting –donor & Lagos State
  • Managing and supporting the grants requirement and implementation for the organization
  • Creating and managing long-term goals.
  • Developing and monitoring budgets and operating plan for the program.
  • Writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services
  • Working on strategy with the marketing team
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process
  • Designing grant programs.
  • Determining funding needs.
  • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Researching funding opportunities.
  • Reporting to the board of directors.
  • Coordinating and engaging with grant writers.
  • Identifying support agencies
  • Optimizing the grant administration process.
  • Managing timelines and deliverables.
  • Tracking grant applications.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the project team, liaising with other Managers in the stakeholder
  • Provide input into weekly/monthly reports for Project Management Office and Project Board.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Grants Administration, or related field
  • A minimum of five years experience in public grant administration, or grant writing, or budgeting, or funding source research, or project management, and in a non-profit organization
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience working with a Board or Governing council
  • Good writing and editing skills.
  • Good understanding of the organizations overall business and its objectives.
  • Possess good knowledge of planning and strategizing financial and budgeting issues.



Location: Lagos, Lagos State

Job date: Sun, 01 Oct 2023 00:45:50 GMT

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