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Grant Management Officer

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.

Position: Grant Management Officer
Department Grants Management
Location Central Office

Opening Date: 14/04/2022
Closing Date: 28/04/2022

Job Description

  • Interpretation of funding/ application guidelines: Request for Application (RFA), Request for Quotation (RFQ), Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO.).
  • Meeting with relevant stakeholders towards full participation in writing grant proposals, response to RFPs/FOAs, and completing application forms in the Grants.gov and ASSIST applications.
  • Post-award responsibilities include preparing LOAs and MOUs for partners’/treatment sites and stakeholders and reviewing contract sub-awards/ subcontracts, including the scope of work, budget, modifications, prior award expenditures, extensions, addenda to Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)/Letter of Agreement (LOA).
  • Preparation and review of sub-partner financial submissions for conformity with funding guidelines.
  • Preparation of budget submissions for grant proposals in line with best financial practices and budgetary principles.
  • Development of funding dynamics for budget submissions of sub-partners, consultants, contractors, and service delivery facilities.
  • Orientation and mentoring of regional, state office, and health facility staff concerning the interpretation of the contents of the LOA, such as scope of work, activities, responsibilities, reporting, terms of agreements, certifications, budgets, etc., as indicated in the LOAs/MOUs.
  • Liaise with regional/state staff on one hand, and partners and health facilities on another on all matters concerning the grant and the existing relationships.
  • Proper documentation of correspondence, maintenance, and tracking LOAs, MOU, and budgets.
  • Attend to the external auditors’ requests regarding Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), MOU with our funding partners, and LOAs with implementing partners.
  • Preparation and collation of Monthly Spend plan and Work plan and Burn-rate Analysis.
  • Post-award responsibilities include reviewing all grants and contract sub-awards/ sub-contracts, including the scope of work, budget, modifications, prior award expenditures, and extensions.
  • Assist Grants Director in negotiating, executing, and implementing grants policies and co-ordinate various grants activities effectively.
  • Other cross-cutting activities across several prime and sub-grants


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Economics, and Business.
  • Computer literacy – strong Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word skills.
  • Possessing a professional degree such as MBA (Finance Management) or a professional certification (ACA) will be an added advantage.


Must have completed NYSC service and two or more years of working experience required.

Method of Application

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: [email protected]
  • All applications must explicitly state the position applied for in the subject of the email. Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The subject of the email should be the job position and full name of the applicant.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advanced to the next stage of the selection process.