Pro-Health International Recruitment 2021 for Grants and Compliance Assistant

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Pro-Health International (PHI) is a Nigerian indigenous, faith-based, non-profit, non-governmental and community-focused organization that was established 30 years ago. The vision of PHI is to improve the health of Africans especially those in rural, hard-to-reach and under-served communities. This is done through collaborations and partnerships with governments at all levels, philanthropic organizations, national and international donor agencies, to provide free health care, HIV/AIDS comprehensive care and treatment projects, public health emergency interventions, Interventions targeted towards orphans and vulnerable children and capacity building. PHI is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja, Nigeria as a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Grants and Compliance Assistant 

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Grants Compliance Assistant is responsible for ensuring compliance with statutory donor rules and regulations within his/her assigned portfolio.
  • This role ensures a culture of compliance by providing advice and guidance on statutory donor rules and regulations for grants and contracts, enforces administrative policies, and promotes adherence to procedures to ensure that all project staff, project partners, subcontractors, and sub-awardees (partners) are in compliance with statutory donors and local government requirements.
  • The Grants Compliance Assistant provides guidance to relevant staff to improve their understanding of the terms and conditions of grants and contracts by providing donor compliance advice and training so that programs are delivered responsibly with minimized compliance risk.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Grants Compliance Manager, the Grant Compliance Assistant will have to perform the following activities:
  • Ensureeffective internal control system by managing and conductingroutinecomplianceand spot checks.
  • Participate in the development/revision/review of future Grants Manuals.
  • Work closely with the Program and Grants Units to develop and provide training on donor compliance matters.
  • Supportwith the preparation of files and documents for subgrantee pre-award assessments and subsequent development of sub agreements.
  • Assist with the review of subgrantee financial and other reports and follow up on reporting deadlines.
  • Maintain sub grant files in accordance with the Field Finance Manual and the Grants Manual.
  • Assist with the review of subgrantee support documents submitted in support of monthlyother regular reports.
  • Receive and assist with review and processing of sub grantee requests, retirements, and other requests to donors.
  • Prepare vetting and other compliance related submissions to the donor for Pro Health activities.
  • Develop and maintain strong professional relations with key staff at various donors,as well as internal stakeholders: Programs, Finance, Admin teams, etc. as needed.
  • Advise both program and finance stakeholders of any changes made to donor compliance regulations and assess their impact on programs.
  • Engage with project unitsas needed to provide input and develop solutions on major donor compliance matters.
  • Assess current contracts, systems, and procedures against donor requirements and develop tools and processes to support contract readiness and compliance, across the organization.
  • Maintain Grants and Compliance department files.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree qualification.
  • 2 – 3 years work experience

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter along with their Resume / CV as one document to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list, rather it is intended to be indicative of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.
  • Equal Opportunity: “Pro-Health International is an equal –opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 24th August, 2021.

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