Creative Associates International Recent Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

17 Sep, 2019

Category :

Finance Jobs in Nigeria

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Job Title: Grants Officer

The Grants Officer will support the Grants Manager with oversight of all grant activities, including ensuring efficient and proper controls for USAID grant compliance and reporting; coordinating training and grants administration with grantees; and reviewing and submitting financial reports as required for each grant.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Grants Officer will report to the Grants Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review sub-grantees’ liquidation and financial reports and provide summaries to the Grants Manager on a monthly basis;
  • Implement procedures and templates to be used for formulating, negotiating, executing, monitoring, and closing grants according to USAID regulations and the project’s Grants Manual;
  • Monitor grantees to ensure compliance with USAID regulations, Grants Manual, and the content of sub-agreement;
  • Maintain grant files and ensure they remain up-to-date;
  • Support project audits, grantor’s audit, or monitoring visits;
  • Responsible for entering and maintaining Creative’s Integrated Management Database System (IDMS) for sub-grantees;
  • Provide mentoring support to strengthen and improve sub-grantees’ management capacity for improved performance; and
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Required Skills& Qualifications:

  • High school diploma is required, Bachelor’s Degree or professional grant management qualification is preferred;
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in grant management, including disbursements and reporting and four (4) years of general work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial administration, budget, and cost control management is essential;
  • Knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations and previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred;
  • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Advanced knowledge of spoken and written English required


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