Fresh Graduates Project Support Officer at  Concern Universal – Calabar, Nigeria

Project Support Officer at  Concern Universal
Closing date13 Mar 2019
Project Support Officer, Nigeria
United Purpose seeks a Project Support Officer to support the Country Director and team in the Nigeria country programme.
Location: Calabar, Nigeria (with occasional travel to Abuja and field offices)
Contract type: Permanent, full time
Salary: £5,000 p.a. with comprehensive benefits
This position offers the right candidate the opportunity to gain meaningful overseas experience with an international NGO. Above all, we offer a respectful, empowering and dynamic working environment and the opportunity to make a real impact.
The purpose of this post is to support the Country Director in reporting to donors, sharing and promoting project impacts, identifying funding opportunities and submitting grant applications, and communicating effectively with partners and other stakeholders. The post holder will liaise with other United Purpose country programmes/offices and the UK Office to ensure effective communication.
  • Identify and track relevant donors and assess funding opportunities in response to the needs of the Nigeria Country Programme.
  • Coordinate proposal and budget development processes (internally and externally with partners), and write and submit concept notes and proposals.
  • Assist in building donor relations, including attending meetings and identifying opportunities for closer coordination and communication.
  • Identify and build relationships with relevant partners, including local and international NGOs and CSOs, private sector, and research institutions.
  • Liaise with UP West Africa cluster to identify opportunities for regional funding, learning and closer coordination.
  • Support effective information management, and report programme and pipeline information to the UK Office to the UK Head Office on a monthly basis.
  • Advise and support Project Managers on donor guidelines and contractual obligations, particularly on reporting, co-funding, procurement and visibility requirements.
  • Ensure there is regular content for programme communication, including case studies, technical briefs, photos, and videos for brochures, posters and social media
  • Build capacity of staff in project reporting, presentation, and case study development.
For more information, please visit our website
How to Apply
To apply for this role please send your CV, a short covering letter, and our Equal
Opportunities form (voluntary) to: [email protected] by 13 March 2019.
United Purpose has a Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy, which reflects our commitment to protecting the people with whom we work. All candidates will be expected to comply with this policy and its procedures.
Concern Universal
Career category
Donor Relations/Grants Management
Years of experience
0-2 years