Grants Officer at Premier Medical Systems Nigeria Limited

Premier Medical Systems Nigeria Limited (PMS) is a Physician-led digital health social enterprise with a clear focus on using information technology (IT) to improve access to healthcare in Africa. Scroll down to read in details.

Grants Officer at Premier Medical Systems Nigeria Limited

We specialize in the design, development, deployment and support of solutions in the Healthcare sector. We also provide professional consultancy, recruitment, event management and marketing services to healthcare organizations, agencies or companies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Grants Officer

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Grants Officer plays a key role in preparing proposals and reports to donors, and in grants management.
  • The incumbent will act as the primary contact for all contracts, grants, and agreements.
  • Review program/project proposals to ensure technical compliance and consistency with organizational program principles and donor funding criteria.
  • Develop grant narratives working in close coordination with the Programs units.
  • Provide guidance for problem-solving in relation to a wide variety of implementation, programmatic and regulatory difficulties that may arise in large programs.
  • Ensure maintenance of full compliance with legal and documentation requirements for all program activities in accordance with the requirements of donors.
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring of grant program goals and monthly performance reports as required.

Key Job Responsibilities
The Grants Officer will be responsible for the following: –

  • Keeping the Grants overview up to date and assisting with other grants and administrative management tasks;
  • Assisting with reporting and proposal development tasks, including organizing discussions with program unit, drafting and finalizing reports and proposals;
  • The candidate must have experience in writing/developing technical solicitations for grants from donors.
  • To support the organization in the design, development and implementation of grant solicitation strategies.
  • To undertake research and produce a database of international and local donor organizations.
  • Monitor donor organizations and websites to identify and inform donor opportunities matching the work of the PMS.
  • To undertake research and produce a database of international and local organizations with similar goals and interests with PMS.
  • Identify and inform on organizations PMS can partner with for a mutually beneficial relationship.
  • To establish and maintain effective relationships and oversee contact with potential and actual donors, ensuring that relationships are managed in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ensure all donations/grants/pledges are acknowledged and appreciated promptly.
  • To undertake regular research and analysis into trends, opportunities and issues affecting donor and trust giving.
  • To identify, develop opportunities and assist in fundraising activities in support of the work of PMS.
  • To work closely with program/project team to ensure the consistency of key PMS messages and brand.
  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all work.
  • To undertake additional tasks and responsibilities which may arise from time to time and which are relevant to the post.
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Job Requirements

  • Candidates should possess an HND / Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Business Administration or a related field.
  • At least 2 years experience (Past experience working in a healthcare organization would give an additional advantage)
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English, including drafting and editing skills.
  • Comfortable with MS Office – Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook
  • Proven attention to detail, time management and organizational skills; experience in project management is a strong asset;
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently to meet tight deadlines;
  • Proven track record in grant writing including but not limited to international donor grants, capacity-building proposals and funding requests to private and public foundations.
  • Knowledge of grants and grant administration systems, processes
  • Candidate must have working knowledge of USG/CDC funding agency procedures and compliance requirements and regulations of sponsored research; contracting and subcontracting practices; legal distinctions between gifts, grants, knowledge of federal agency practices, regulations and policies; conflicts of interest and intellectual property.
  • Sound working knowledge of funding sources (e.g. USG, DfID, World Bank, Global Fund)

Application Closing Date
17th February, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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