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AWEC is looking to hire a program manager who will be extensively support AWEC program development portfolio.  We seek a self-starter who is eager to help us grow our humanitarian and grant acquisition in education, peace, GBV and women empowerment.  The program Manager is responsible for building relationships with donors in the humanitarian space; identifying and completing applications for funding, including applications to foundations, NGOs, and government donors such as USAID and DFID; pre-award planning, organization, and preparation; and the post-award administration of grants along on program manager (implementation).


The Program Manager (Development) will be directly reporting to AWEC Executive Director & Deputy Executive Director, where he will;

  1. Build relationships with major donors in the humanitarian response sphere;
  2. Identify potential grants including the following responsibilities;
    1. ○ Develops proposal budget models
    2. Complete application forms/proposals &EoI
    3. Conduct Provincial Assessment & Identify the gaps for developing Concept Notes&/Or Proposals for potential donors
    4. Review’s solicitation requirements and summarize for presentation
    5. Prepares and maintain internal tracking checklists and timeline documents
    6. Assists with grant extension requests, work plans, reports, etc
    7. Maintains grant calendar of upcoming application and reporting deadlines
  3. Developing Humanitarian Capacity Statement for AWEC & review/revise/update the current Capacity Statements for the organization, where it is needed;
  4. Maintain databases for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, and related statistical information;
  5. Develop and updates the annual fundraising strategy of the organization;
  6. Facilitate and supports the research and identification of funding opportunities on behalf of investigators, as appropriate;
  7. Support AWEC program compliance with donor regulations and requirements; including reporting protocols, various donor reporting templates, donor approval policies and procedures, and award close-out procedures;
  8. Overviewof the implementation and execution of the organization’s fundraising strategy to meet year-end goals;
  9. Supports the development of organizational-standardized processes and tools to be used for financial grant management;
  10. Maintain all aspects of donor records in donor management database of individual, foundation and corporate donors to grow charitable giving;
  11. Responsible for timely acknowledgment & recognition of donors and contributions as appropriate
  12. Any other task assigned by his/her supervisor.
Job Requirements:


● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent desired.

● Minimum of 3-5 years of grant writing experience, specifically with international NGOs, UN Agencies or for international development projects.

● Minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience in challenging finance and/or management roles; particularly in pre- and post-award grants management.

● Strong Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing particularly.

● Skills in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

● Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.

● Knowledge of state and/or community funding sources and mechanisms.

● Ability to work independently as well as function as a team player

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with their CVs to the attention of following address

Kindly mention vacancy number and position title in your email's subject line, otherwise you won't be shortlisted. All shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for test/Interview.

“Being committed to diversity & equal employment opportunity we highly encourage females & people living with disabilities to apply,  all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, language, religious sect.”

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