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Grants Officer

Grants Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Projects & Programmes

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28,740 per year

  • Contact :

    Shweta Prabhakar

  • Contact email:

    shweta.prabhakar@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7320

  • Job ref:

    42929

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Closing date:

    2022-05-05

  • Consultant:

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Grants Officer - South London (Maternity Cover)

Role

The primary focus of the Grants Officers is to support schools and youth organisations to operate the foundation's Achievement Award scheme effectively and to assist in the promotion, growth and delivery of this and other grant programmes within their location.


The post holders will manage delivery of the Achievement Award Scheme and associated small grants programmes to benefit young people. They will work as part of a team of 4 grants officers who between them cover all of London and Essex. They will each be responsible for maintaining positive relationships with c400 schools and youth organisations. Both roles will involve significant travel to schools and youth organisations within their defined areas, as we support schools and youth organisations to grow the programme after the challenges of recent lockdowns.


We are currently recruiting for a maternity cover position of 12 months to cover schools and organisations in South London.

Candidate

This is an exciting opportunity to join us as we grow our work as a Foundation. You will have an opportunity to use and develop a wide range of skills in a dynamic team that is committed to maximising our positive impact on young people.

The role demands a wide range of skills and a high degree of flexibility. We are seeking an efficient, highly organised team member with excellent communication skills and a passion for our work. You will need to be able to manage your own workload within agreed targets, to maintain a programme of planned visits while responding to new developments. You will possess an eye for detail, good administration skills and the ability to communicate confidently and present a positive external profile for the charity. Evening and weekend work will be required to meet the demands of this role.


Applications are being reviewed and interviews arranged on a rolling basis.