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GSK Initiative is the world’s leading independent organization for children. We work to protect children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Status: Part Time
Scope of Role:
Reports to: Executive Director

Staff directly reporting to this post: Child protection officer and staffs.

Role Purpose:
The Grant Making And Proposal Development Officer will work with the Child Protection officer to identify donor opportunities, facilitate donor engagement and coordinate proposal development for large and strategic funding opportunities. The Position holder will serve as the primary coordinator for the program and proposal  development. S/he will engage the team during preparation and submission, and provide capacity building support to staff where required specifically on grant making and proposal development.
  • University degree in social sciences, social work or community development
  • Demonstrated experience of writing winning proposals.
  • Demonstrated experience of developing multiple narrative and cost proposals simultaneously
  • Experience developing and working with project budgets
  • Experience working in difficult hardship environment.
  • Understanding of donor compliance and key SC reporting procedures
  • Good negotiation, communication, decision-making and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good personal organizational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to work within a multicultural setting
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Information Communication Technology literate 
  • Commitment to and understanding of child rights, the aims and principles of Global Support for Kids Initiative and our Child Protection Policy. 
  • A valid Nigeria Drivers’ license 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.