We Are Hiring – Grants Officer & Head Of Development

We Are Hiring – Grants Officer & Head Of Development

We are currently recruiting a Grants Officer and a Head of Development to help with grant management processes across a whole range of grants programmes. This is an exciting time to join our small and agile team with a competitive salary.

Job title: Grants Officer

Location: London

Salary: £37,982

Type of contract: Permanent

Hours: 37hrs flexible

Job description:

This role will effectively manage a portfolio of grants, assess applications and make recommendations to decision-making panels. The candidate will also be in charge of provide support to grant holders in order to facilitate the delivery of quality projects on time and on budget. They will also manage monitoring and evaluation to ensure that grant aided groups deliver on objective and in line with good practice.  

They will work with the Head of Development and other relevant people to implement transparent and effective grant management processes, by reviewing grant applications and to ensure that the applications are appropriately sought from sections of the BAME sector, according to V4CE principles in grant making. They will also assess grant applications and make clear recommendations to decision-making panels according to the agreed timetable; to ensure recommendations are clearly reasoned and in line with agreed criteria. To also ensure that financial recommendations made to decision-making panels are within the allocated budget. 

The post holder will have to work with the Head of Development to ensure that BAME groups, particularly small grassroots groups, have the support they need to make applications and build capacity; to contribute to the development of work with other infrastructures providers to ensure a comprehensive service for BAME groups.

Closing date: 01 October 2021

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Job title: Head of Development 

Location: London

Salary: £44,972

Type of contract: Permanent

Hours: 37hrs flexible

Job description:

We are looking for an experienced Head of Development candidate who will help develop the capacity of new and existing BAME organisations by providing high quality advice, information and developmental support; to offer support in helping these organisations develop resources.

Key Tasks/ Duties:

1. To work with the Director and other relevant people to implement transparent and effective grant giving, partnership and development services

2. To manage any grants programme contracted to Voice4Change England and ensure proper monitoring and reporting structures

3. To develop assessments frameworks to assess needs using different levels of frameworks to make sure these are suitable for small, information groups as well as larger organisations.

4. To base development work on identifying some of the structural discriminations faced by BAME groups and develop ways to help groups tackle this; to work with the Policy and Influence officer to ensure that research and trends are available for funders and other decision makers to develop more inclusive and anti-discriminatory services.

5. To develop and implement training and developmental support to help organisations build capacity to overcome barriers and develop; to develop a library of templates and tools that can help with this.

6. To build a development programme that helps organisations with holistic development, covering all aspects e.g. governance, strategic planning, quality systems, policies, effective delivery, monitoring and evaluation; to organise this in a way that is appropriate for the level of the BAME group.

The post holder will work remotely but will be required to go into the office once or twice a week. 

Closing date: 01 October 2021

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About Voice4Change England

Voice4Change England (V4CE) is a national advocate for the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic voluntary and community sector (BAME VCS). As the leading national membership organisation dedicated to the BAME VCS we speak up to policymakers on the issues that matter to the sector, bring the sector together to share good practice and develop the sector to better meet the needs of communities. BAME voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) are a crucial part of civil society.  By supporting the BAME VCS we aim to improve the life outcomes for BAME and other disadvantaged communities.

  • Increase the involvement of the BAME VCS in decision making
  • Increase awareness of the BAME VCS’ impact and value
  • Improve the capacity of VCOs to meet the needs of BME and other disadvantaged communities