Funding Officer - Remote Working
Job Title: Funding Officer - Remote
Location: Mobile/home working with travel (majority within Berkshire and wider Thames & Chilterns patch; occasionally to London and other areas in the Southeast)
Hours: 37 hours a week
Pay: £25,282 - £26.500 per annum
Job type: Permanent
We are working together with our client, a well-established organisation within the Public Sector, to recruit a Funding Officer to join their passionate, vibrant, and friendly team and be part of ensuring their funding supports a wide variety of communities and places locally.
As part of the funding team, you will:
- Assess applications for funding and manage grants from our Reaching Communities and Partnerships programme. Use your local knowledge and experience, and the experience of our grant holders and local stakeholders, to ensure they are making the best decisions on the grants they make.Gain an understanding of the client's vision, and commitment to equity and inclusion and their funding programmes. Be responsible for your own caseload; liaise with grant recipients, visit projects, identify and manage risks, supporting organisations to deliver their projects and measure their impact.Represent the Fund within your local area including at funding fairs and external meetings and create opportunities for people to come together.
Successful candidates will have:
- Strong written and verbal communication skills and confidence to operate in a wide range of environmentsAbility to build and maintain excellent relationships at several different levels with a strong commitment to equity and inclusionConfidence to use your judgement, take initiative and challenge when appropriateValues-driven and passionate about the Fund's purpose.Ideally you will live within the geographical area you are covering and have excellent knowledge of that area. You will be expected to work from several locations across the area, including your home and our offices with the expectation that you will be flexible in order to get the best outcomes for our customers.
Preferred but not essential:
- Knowledge of the local areas you would be covering and their charity sectors. Experience working with underrepresented communities in the area is particularly desirable.Understanding of financial planning and business plans, ability to analyse accounts and numerical data.Demonstrable IT skills and the ability to learn detailed processes.An ability to manage your own workload with minimal supervision.
If that sounds like the role for you, apply today!