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Grants Officer at PACOSALI

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Position: Grants Officer (Limbe)

Organization: PACOSALI

PACOSALI is a nonprofit making organization which stands for Park Street Conventional
Savings Loan and Investment. With 60%70% of its activities being charity activities, PACOSALI targets rural communities and lowincome urban communities. The main pillars of PACOSALI are Financial Literacy, Savings, Investments and Loans. It is on this basis that PACOSALI is looking for a Grants Officer to be based at its Limbe office.

Duties & Responsibilities



Grants Management
  • Oversee pacosali grants portfolio, keeping respective managers and colleagues informed and updated on donor policies and compliance requirements.
  • Set up and facilitate timely grant opening and closure meetings.
  • Maintain the organization`s grants matrix: update and share regularly with management, and lead on ensuring timely, accurate, quality reporting to donors.
  • Assist in ensuring strict compliance with donor and internal finance guidelines.
  • Review reports and proposals to ensure high quality of content and formatting.
  • Provide relevant managers with correct proposal and reporting templates and guide them on specific donor policies and compliance requirements.
  • Represent pacosali at donor, consortia and other meetings as required/requested. Document and share information arising with Consortium Director and relevant colleagues.
  • Coordinate and contribute to review and development of donor, partner and consortia draft contracts.
Programme Development and Funding
  • Actively identify and keep abreast of funding opportunities and key donor priorities and approaches; liaise directly with donors and consortia partner on the same as appropriate.
  • Arrange and facilitate proposal design/programme development meetings.
  • Develop cohesive, quality concept notes and proposals, ensuring internal and external deadlines met and technical expertise/knowledge incorporated.
  • Maintain updated file of key organisational information required for proposals, and of all prior proposals submitted, for staff induction, learning and future reference purposes
  • Maintain a funding tracker to monitor donor pipeline opportunities and proactivity identify funding gaps to be filled.


Your skills and experience will include:
  • Educated to degree level in International Development, Project Management or a related discipline.
  • 35 years NGO experience, including at least two years working in a Resource Mobilization or grants role.
  • Familiarity with key humanitarian and development donors, and their specific reporting and compliance requirements.
  • Significant experience of proposal development and familiarity with proposal and reporting formats.
  • Ability to thrive and act independently in a highpressured, resultsfocused, dynamic environment.
  • Fluent spoken/written English language skills; proven excellent report and proposal writing ability.
  • High attention to detail in reviewing and inputting to reports, proposals and other documents.
  • Solid experience supporting the development of budgets and monitoring expenditure.
  • Experience identifying and documenting lessons learned, development of quality case studies and/or other communication resources for different audiences.
  • Highly organized, with experience developing workplans and tracking tools.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring and evaluation processes and tools.
  • Good networking abilities, interpersonal communication and presentation skills, ideally in multicultural contexts and with colleagues/partners/stakeholders at different levels.

Method Of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should send their application letters
with a details curriculum vitae (CV) plus copies of certificates to the PACOSALI`S email

Note: The Title of the email should read “Grants Officer” and all applications should be sent
not later than 12th May 20