Grant Manager at Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a reputable national indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2) in partnership with local and international organizations as well as different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and levels. Job Title: Grant ManagerLocation: Abuja  Duties and ResponsibilitiesDuties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:Provide administrative and financial management of grants to ensure compliance with USAID grants processes and regulations.To analyze and evaluate grants applications, monitor expenditures of beneficiariesProvide grantees with technical assistance in financial management, procurement, planning and implementation of activities.Conduct training as needed, such as for various potential grantee organizations and internal staff, etc.Conduct pre-award audits for grantee organizations, in addition to audits during implementation and at close-out in coordination with internal Audit and compliance.Monitor grantees to ensure they implement and administer grants according to grant agreement and USAID regulations.Review WEWE Grant ManualMonitor technical implementation of grants to ensure timely progress and according to submitted technical reports, proposed strategy and work plansProvide guidance to local partners on grant managementProcess administrative checks when potential Implementing agents applied for WEWE-LOPIN RFAEnsures that IAs contracts are up to date and work on new agreements for new IAsConduct quarterly review of their transaction and follow up on any issues raised by IAs and close it on timely basisVisit IAs activities to ensure things are done in line with WEWE’s procedures and USAID guidelines.Process IAs timesheet for payments

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