Grant Writer Job at ImpactHER

ImpactHER is an award-winning not-for-profit organization awarded by the African Union as the Best Women SME (small and medium sized enterprises) Support Organization in Africa; we empower African female entrepreneurs by bridging the gender business financing gap so as to help them realize their full economic potential.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Positionn: Grant Writer

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Grants Writer/fundraising Specialist to oversee the development of our organization’s programs, lead our efforts in securing funding to help our organization operate throughout the year and ensure office administration.


  • Source, Identify, and apply for grants or other funding opportunities for the organization.
  • Write program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services to beneficiaries.
  • Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the donor organization.
  • Developing a budget and operating plan for the organization’s programs.
  • Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Research relevant projects, programs, documents, and topics as the need arises.
  • Organizing programs and activities by the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Writing accurate and timely program reports based on stakeholders’ expectations throughout its life cycle
  • Meeting with stakeholders for ease of communication and transparency regarding projects and decisions on services.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 3 - 4 years of experience in grants writing, fundraising, and programs management
  • Proven experience in securing grants from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID0 and similar grant funding agencies.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive data.
  • Strong financial background.
  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Strong PowerPoint and design skills
  • Proven ability to prepare and manage budget
  • Excellent Interpersonal, written, and oral communication

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: using the Job Position as the subject of the email.

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