Plan International Fund Manager Expert - West Africa Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International Fund Manager Expert - West Africa Jobs in Nigeria

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.

We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.


  • Lead the design of the fund management system, policies and procedures
  • Lead the coordination and disbursement of funds to CSOs in Southern Nigeria
  • Manage the team of CSO technical support staff to directly engage with and build the capacity of CSOs
  • Provide strategic oversight of the fund management, including but not limited to; disbursement schedules, CSO compliance, quarterly reports to the donor, escalation of any issues or concerns
  • Lead in writing selection criteria of the CSOs to receive grants with a technical expert and support the selection panel
  • Support in the monitoring of programme delivery against key milestones and programmatic outputs
  • Work closely with the consortium members to ensure the programmatic delivery is to schedule and budget


  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences or International Development or related subject
    Master’s in international development (or a related subject) with a strong emphasis on Finance and Accounting
  • 10 years’ experience as a Fund Manager Expert working on technical assistance programmes
  • 5 years’ experience as a Fund Manager
  • Expert for related projects in West Africa
  • Proven expertise in fund management of CSOs
  • Previous experience of managing a team of key technical staff across a consortium
  • Proven track of involvement in successful DFID-funded projects
  • Previous experience working in Nigeria and the West African region
  • In-depth knowledge of the complexities of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, the drivers, actors and affected vulnerable groups
    Thorough understanding of the UK governments PPPP strategy in dealing with Modern Slavery

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: Please include your salary expectations/ daily fee rate in your application. Application Closing Date 17th April, 2019.

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