ALIMA Grants Manager - HQ Position Jobs in Nigeria

ALIMA Grants Manager - HQ Position Jobs in Nigeria


  • The Grants Manager is responsible for securing funding from donors and ensuring quality grants management.

  • He/she is the direct technical referent for the Operational Support Officer working in country with project team.

  • Participate in scaling up ALIMA programs in Nigeria

  • The Grants Manager plays a key role in scaling up ALIMA programs in Nigeria.

  • He/she will participate in defining the operational strategy and conceptualizing new programs alongside the Nigeria Desk team, and will have the opportunity to participate in needs assessments in the field.

  • The Grants Manager will be responsible for securing funding that will enable ALIMA to open new programs and scale up current interventions.

    Support the mission to secure funding for the projects

  • The Grants Manager will actively search for funding opportunities for the projects and the mission, including future projects, by maintaining a good knowledge of ALIMA’s operations and the humanitarian context, by maintaining relationships with humanitarian actors on a local level and by maintaining a good relationship with donors and a good knowledge of donor’s strategy and process, including donors not funding ALIMA. He/she is supported on this aspect by the grants team in Dakar.

    Maintain relationship with donors

  • The Programs Manager is the official representative of ALIMA in Abuja, however the Grants Manager is responsible of maintaining regular relationships with donors, providing regular information on ongoing operations and maintaining an open dialogue throughout the year in support to the programs manager.

  • During the months of contract negotiation, the Grants Manager is responsible for the follow up of the negotiation at every step and can take over the negotiation if needed (from the coordination team or the programs manager).

  • Also he/she will ensure relationship with donors regarding grant management, including contractual requirements, in coordination with the coordination team.

    Support the Borno Coordination Team and Operational Support Officers to deliver quality concept notes, proposals and reports according to operational strategy and support project development

  • The Grants Manager participates in defining the operational strategy and advises the coordination team on project development and program strategy.

  • He/she provides support
    to Operational Support Officer to write strong concept notes, proposals, and reports for donors.

  • He/she proof reads, comments, corrects and validates concept notes and proposals to make sure they include strong technical and operational analysis, demonstrate good knowledge of context and risk, present sound strategic vision and are coherent with budget and are aligned with donor guideline.

    Advise on grant management, compliance and contractual requirements

  • The Grants Manager provides information and advises the desk and Borno Coordination Team regarding donors’ regulation and contractual requirement.

  • He/she supports the Operational Support Officer to make sure that operations and engagement toward donors are aligned, or be able to propose contractual modification to donors if operational plans changes.

    Requested Skills

    Experience and knowledge

    ● 3 years minimum managing grants and reporting to donors in a humanitarian setting, at project, country, or HQ level

    ● Knowledge of process and rules of main donors (ECHO, OFDA, DFID, UN …)

    ● Good understanding of health and nutrition projects

    ● Coaching and training skills to support the Operational Support Officer


    ● Bilingual or advanced level of written and oral expression in English and French

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; ALIMA Grants Manager - HQ Position Jobs in Nigeria

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