Job vacancy

Grants Officer UK Aid Match – FTC

Location
London or Bath
Job type
Full Time
Salary band
£22,000 - £26,500 Pro rota DOE
Applications close
16/05/2022

Grants Officer UK Aid Match, FTC to February 2024

Bath or London, UK (currently hybrid working)

£22,000 – £26,500 DOE

 

Company overview

Our mission is to work for an equitable, inclusive and sustainable world. We serve this mission through the provision of international consultancy in health, social justice and social development, focusing on fragile and conflict-affected states, to ensure that our work reaches the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We aim to practice business as a force for social and environmental good and expect all our employees, partners and suppliers to abide by our Code of Business Ethics.

With companies in the UK, Cyprus, Kenya and Nigeria, we have a portfolio of international development programmes as well as fund management responsibilities. We are the Fund Manager for UK Aid Direct and UK Aid Match – The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) central funding mechanisms for awarding grants to small and medium sized UK and international civil society organisations, working to reduce poverty overseas and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

About the role

Our Grants Officers hold responsibility for operational and administrative support to the fund management of a portfolio of grants on UK Aid Direct and UK Aid Match. The role supports operational management of the fund with the development and maintenance of efficient operating and reporting procedures, as well as contract administration, budget support and logistics, and ensuring grants move efficiently and timely through the grant management cycle. Role holders also support the technical team on aspects of managing project documentation and duty of care.

Our Grants Officers develop insights into the wide range of organisations, sectors, approaches, and countries that FCDO are working in, gain understanding of how large donor funding mechanisms operate, and learn a range of relevant skills for working in the development sector. Proactive and driven candidates will have the opportunity for professional development within a dynamic international development consultancy firm.

The role involves liaison across all facets of fund management and is a great opportunity to gain experience in international development.  We are open to applications from recent Graduates who hold a relevant degree and experience.

 

You will need to have

  • At least 2 years’ experience of setting up, administering, and coordinating projects or logistical mechanisms and processes.
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject and be able to demonstrate your passion for international development.
  • Excellent client management and communications skills with the ability to interact with people of all cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload, prioritise tasks and work under pressure whilst meeting deadlines.

 

Reporting and organisation

This is a UK based position reporting to the Deputy Director of the Funds. The role will be on a fixed-term contract until February 2024, working full time of 37.5 hours per week based in either our Bath or London offices. Due to the current climate a hybrid working model of 2 days a week in office (minimum) is required and requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered. Occasional international travel may be required.

 

How to apply

This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional individual to work in a role that really makes a difference.  If you are looking for your next career move and want to work for company that really makes a difference, please view the full job description.

To apply for this role please send your up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to careers@manniondaniels by 16 May 2022.

 

All applicants will be asked to provide proof of identity, right to work documentation and professional references as part of the recruitment process.

MannionDaniels is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults. All our employees are expected to share this commitment and abide by our Business Code of Ethics at all times.