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Grants Administrator

Harris Hill is delighted to be working with the Henry Smith Charity in their search for a Grants Administrator.

The Henry Smith Charity is an established and highly reputable grant making charity founded in 1628. The Charity is currently seeking a highly competent administrator to ensure operational efficiency and to provide support to a team of Grant Mangers.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Processing grant applications accurately and efficiently and onto the grant management database (Gifts), field telephone queries and assess applications.

- Support the Head of the Grants Team in managing the flow of information to and from a team of volunteer assessors across the UK.

- Provide comprehensive administrative support for the grant decision making process.

- Provide dedicated administrative support to at least two Grants Managers in the management of their grants and assessment of applications.

- Undertake administration tasks as a member of a team of 5 including processing payments, playing an active role in the development of new processes and planning and project implementation.

- Manage a small Holiday Grant Programme to include: responsibility for all administrative and diligence processes and recommending grant amounts in conjunction with the Director of the Charity.

A willingness to work outside of normal office hours is required, as is the ability to flexible in the faces of changes to the above requirements.

Experience and Skills

- Educated to A Level B-Tec or ability to demonstrate an equivalent ability level from experience in a work environment.

- Extensive and demonstrable experience in achieving success in a similar role.

- A strong background in administration and a passion for the key role it plays.

- High levels of literacy and numeracy and ideally have experience WordPress. OneDrive.

The Charity is seeking a self-motivated individual who is proactive and has genuine empathy for working in the voluntary sector. This is a varied and multifaceted role and therefore the successful candidate will be able to prioritise and have excellent time management without sacrificing efficiency or accuracy in dealing with tasks.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role and feel you meet the requirements, just click 'Apply' to email the consultant directly. Please quote the relevant job reference in your email. If your CV has been updated since registering with us, please attach the latest version and we will update your records.

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