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Vacancy Announcement in WEWE - GRANT MANAGER





Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) is soliciting experienced and qualified professionals to join its management team.

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE), is a strong, upcoming faith-based local NGO, that is expanding its operations and workforce in Nigeria in line with its new five-year strategic plan and to align with international donor localization initiatives such as the Foreign Commonwealth Development Organization (FCDO) working with Women's Rights Organizations (WROs), USAID localization strategy, and the European Union’s interest in engaging more local organizations. 

WEWE is compiling a list of qualified and experienced professionals who will be on standby to be engaged if WEWE secures any grants this year 2024 and early next year 2025. If your application is successful, WEWE will reach out to you first when we win a new award.

Are you interested in joining a local organization, especially now that international donors are allocating more funds to local organizations?

Is your internationally donor-funded project ending, and as a result, will you be out of work in a few months?

Are you working in an insecure part of Nigeria and looking to relocate to the South-South or South West, where you are more familiar with the terrain?

Do you currently work far from your family and wish to move closer to them, perhaps to the South-South or Southwest? Then come and join the WEWE family.

Position:        Grant Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

* S/he will provide administrative and financial management of grants to ensure compliance with donor grant processes and regulations

* S/he will analyze and evaluate grant applications and monitor expenditures of beneficiaries

* S/he will provide grantees with technical assistance in financial management, procurement, planning, and implementation of activities  

* S/he will conduct training as needed, such as for various potential grantee and internal staff, etc

* S/he will conduct pre-award audits for the grantee, in addition to audits during implementation and at close-out in coordination with internal Audit and compliance.

* S/he will monitor grantees to ensure they implement and administer grants according to grant agreements and Donor regulations

* S/he will review the WEWE Grant Manual

* S/he will monitor the technical implementation of grants to ensure timely progress and according to submitted technical reports, proposed strategy, and work plans

* S/he will guide grant management as the need arises

* Perform all other tasks as assigned.  


* Must have a Bachelor’s degree or HND in accounting or finance.

* A Master’s Degree in business administration, accounting, or finance is an added advantage. 

* Professional accounting designation such as ACA/ACMA/ACCA or equivalent is an added advantage


* Must have experience in grant management Five (5) years experience in grants design and administration, management, and oversight

* Experience previously working on USAID projects in the role of a Grant Manager or similar role 

* Familiarity with USAID Grants Management policies and procedures

Method of Application

Interested and qualified individual should send their comprehensive curriculum and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MS Word document) explaining their suitability for the job to: on or before Wednesday, July 31, 2024.


Kindly Note: WEWE reserves the right to conclude this recruitment process when a suitable individual is selected. While WEWE thanks all for showing interest, only shortlisted individuals will be contacted.


“WEWE is an equal opportunity employer, which promotes diversity and does not discriminate based on tribe, state of origin within Nigeria, religion, age, sex, race or on different physical ability”.


“WEWE’s organizational culture promotes the principles of safeguarding and high moral values. WEWE’s Safeguarding Policy 2022 promotes an environment where no staff, associates, volunteers, case workers, consultants, board members, and partners engage in a sexual relationship, harass, or exploit anyone under the age of 18 or vulnerable adult, especially our beneficiaries”.


“WEWE’s organizational culture also has zero tolerance for corrupt practices. Therefore, for any of our job vacancies, we advise that applicants do not offer or accept any request for money, favors, or gifts from anyone to facilitate an employment opportunity with WEWE. Applicants found engaging in such practices could jeopardize their chances of being selected. If anyone contacts, you with such an offer please report this immediately to WEWE management on this WhatsApp line 09037811024

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