Careers in Nigeria at The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is recruiting on behalf of Nigeria Strengthening Advocacy and Civil Engagement (SACE), a five year, $ 19.2 million project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), implementing through a contract with Chemonics International. The project is seeking to fill the position below:

Job Title: Grants Assistant
Location:
Lagos
Responsibilities

  • The successful candidates will supporting the achievement of SACE project objectives by assisting the Strategic Activity Fund (SAF) Manager to ensure adequate documentation of grants operations and that all aspects of grant operations and maintaining a tracker of all activities and requests, managing records – both electronically and hard copy – reviewing all grantee expenditure receipts, and working effectively in a team and maintaining high levels of confidentiality.

Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have OND in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field, plus at least one (1) year experience working with grants and/or subcontracts through a USAID-funded project.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel, strong data management skills, attention to detail, and strong organizational and prioritization skills are essential for this post.
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations and an ability to work in a high-pressure environment are also preferred.

Job Title: Cleaner
Location:
Lagos
Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for office cleaning and maintenance, and assisting the administrative staff with tasks as directed.
  • Previous experience as an office cleaner and ability to complete administrative tasks, understanding of proper cleaning techniques and ability to accomplish various light office maintenance and repair tasks is required


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (electronically only) to:[email protected] Applications should include a cover letter and a current curriculum vitae.

Note

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The project strongly encourages applications from women and people with disabilities.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

Application Deadline  Monday, 18th April, 2016.

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