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Grants Manager

Job description

An excellent opportunity for a Grants Manager has arisen at a small independent grant making organisation. The successful candidate will manage grants at every stage in the grant making process including identifying opportunities for grant making, building relationships with potential Grantees, effective and efficient grant making and overseeing Grantee reporting. Please note this role is a two-year FTC.

Key responsibilities
Initiate, build and strengthen effective working relationships with potential Grantees and Grantees
Provide guidance and support to potential grantees on grant applications
Assess and evaluate funding proposals and prepare grant contracts and documentation for successful grants
Carry out capacity and risk assessment of potential grantees, including due diligence
Manage and monitor grants, review regular grant reports, and trouble-shoot where necessary
Maintain records and filing related to grants in line with the Data Protection Act
Prepare regular programme and grant updates and reports for the website, quarterly reports and Annual Reviews
In consultation with the Head of Grants, identify and research organisations and charities for funding in London in line with the strategy

Person specification

Experience working in the charity or public sector
Proven experience of grant making and grant management
Demonstrated ability to engage and communicate effectively with diverse individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, building and maintaining positive relationships
Ability to identify needs and opportunities, and assess and challenge grantees objectively and constructively
Ability to write concise high quality reports for different audiences
Numeracy skills and knowledge of charitable accounts and budgets

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships