Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

Job Title: Grants and Compliance Manager

Job Location: Borno

Job Responsibilities

  1. Support the Area coordinator for the collection and dissemination of various contributions from the Project Managers, review and validate by Abuja technical team, dissemination and filing of the validated report;
  2. Ensure that reports (internal and external) are submitted on time and are coherent and accurately written (biweekly, APRs, quarterly, interim and/or final report);
  3. Maintain hard and soft files of Action Against Hunger Nigeria grant portfolio documents (from inception to closure);
  4. Play a key role in grant opening and closing meetings preparation and implementation, as well as monthly/regular grants management meetings which include representation from each unit (admin, programs, logistics, security and M&E), compile action points and ensure proper follow up of issues raised;
  5. In coordination with the Grant Head and Deputy Head of Department, monitor implementation of programs to ensure they are in accordance with donor and Action Against Hunger internal requirements. Must develop extensive understanding of donor rules for project under implementation and guide project manager in the reading of the relevant donor rules;
  6. To act as an information resource on Borno State. In connection with the Area Coordinator, be able to provide informative and varied articles from several sources regarding the current political, socio-economic, security situation in the country. Build a dedicated file to centralize all relevant information on Borno State context evolution and development (including Gov and LGA policies, strategies and development plans, resources produced by academics in or on Yobe State…);
  7. Participate in all internal program strategy meetings with senior management team in Borno state;
  8. Support to produce bi-annual context review document, scenario planning and contingency plan review/building;
  9. Where necessary, support the Area Coordinator in the external representation of Action Against Hunger and the coordination with government authorities at local, national and state levels (NEMA and SEMA), NGOs and UN agencies; give regular updates to the main stakeholders as necessary;
  10. Ensure that relevant stakeholders have a clear understanding of Action Against Hunger Charter, background, program objectives and activities in the field;
  11. Coordination of monthly reports (narrative, market price and APR) building, validation process and filing;
  12. Project notes, briefing papers and support development of external communication.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Arts or Science (or higher) in International Development, Social Studies, Economics, Rural Development, Geography, Agriculture, Livestock or related Studies;
  2. Minimum 2 years work experience in similar setting and responsibility;
  3. Good communication, writing and analytical skills;
  4. Good team management and representation competencies;
  5. Knowledge of programming in humanitarian settings;
  6. Experience in assessment, monitoring or evaluation;
  7. Familiarity with Action Against Hunger and acceptance of Action Against Hunger’s principles;
  8. Experience with major institutional and UN donors and donor procedures (ECHO/EC, USAID/BHA, FCDO, CIDA, WFP, etc.);
  9. Experience of similar programs in rural setting and highly volatile contexts;
  10. Experience in the area of operation;
  11. Knowledge of local languages (Hausa and Kanuri).

N812,290 per month (excluding other benefits).

Application Deadline
Tuesday, 25th April, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  1. Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  2. Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  3. Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.
  4. Women at ACF are entitled to benefits such as maternity leave, compassionate leave for a hospitalized child and creche facilities for babies and toddlers.
  5. All candidates MUST ensure they answer all the questions asked for this application. Failure to do so means candidates will not be considered for the process.