Vacant Job For Grant Officer at Creative Associates International

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 15 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Grant Officer – Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+)

Project Summary

  • The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+) project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

Position Summary

  • The grant officer will be responsible for oversight of all grants activities, including ensuring efficient and proper controls for USAID grant compliance and reporting; review and submission of financial reports as required for each grant

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This position is housed in Abuja, Nigeria, reporting to the Grant Manager

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement procedures and templates to be used for formulating, negotiating, executing, monitoring, and closing grants according to USAID regulations and the project Grants Manual.
  • Maintain the Creative’s integrated Database Management System (IDMS) and hard grant files ensuring that they are always up-to-date.
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Review grants progress and financial reports and ensure grantees are funded as required.
  • Support on-site and oversight monitoring of grants to ensure compliance with USAID regulations.
  • Coordinate and support project reviews and capacity building activities for grantees. –
  • Assist grantees to convey grants-management requirements, processes, and skills to their local affiliates as necessary.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Accounting preferred.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in grant management, including sub-award disbursements and reporting.
  • Knowledgeable about USAID Rules and Regulations, previous experience working on USAID funded projects.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a brief cover letter as One MS Word document or PDF to: [email protected] specifying the position in the subject line of the email.


Application Deadline  12th April, 2018.



  • There are no relocation allowances available for this position.
  • Only finalists will be contacted please. No phone calls.

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