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Generation: You Employed UK & Ireland
£40,000 - £45,000 per year

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London, Greater London
Birmingham, West Midlands
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
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Job description


As the Grants Manager you’ll secure, manage and develop relationships with our funders and partners. In the UK we have secured funding from public sector contracts including, for example, European Social Fund (ESF) in London and Leeds and devolved Adult Education Budget, DforE, and DCMS funding from Combined Authorities, and a wide range of corporate & foundation partnerships.

You will ensure key milestones, requirements and timelines are captured for each funder, reporting is timely and accurate and our processes and systems are compliant. This will include our large ESF contracts in London and Leeds as well as work with our leading corporate sponsors.

Management of existing funding will form the main part of the role, however you’ll also play a role in securing new partnerships, grants and funding opportunities.

You’ll work closely with the Head of Growth, Data & Operations as part of a small team that shapes and designs Generation's growth strategy in the UK, tracks our performance, develops and manages funding partnerships and launches new initiatives and programmes.


Generation is a charity in the UK with the mission to train, coach, and support people into life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Our work focuses on supporting those from diverse groups facing barriers to employment.Our innovative boot camps train learners for roles in high demand including cloud computing, data engineering, software engineering, health and care, IT support, customer support, and data analytics. We also recently launched a new programme placing people into emerging roles tackling climate change in the retrofit.

By joining Generation UK&I now, you will become part of an organisation committed to social impact and determined to play its part in changing the system in this context. The work is fast-paced, exciting, and innovative. The impact is clear.

You can download a job description for more detail.


Here are the core attributes you’ll need:

  • You’re a highly organised and self motivated professional, able to manage multiple projects
  • You’re detail-oriented
  • You’re a people person, excelling at quickly building new, lasting relationships with funders through
  • You’re an effective communicator
  • You’re passionate about the cause


  • Managing and reporting on 6 figure grants and contacts, from kick-off through to completion and review
  • Managing relationships with multiple funders and partners at the same time
  • Identifying new funders and partners to support charitable or social enterprise growth
  • Bidding for and securing 6 figure grants, partnerships and contracts
  • Working in a fast-paced and fluid environment

Additionally, we think it would be beneficial to have...

  • Knowledge of the education, skills and training funding landscape in the UK
  • Knowledge of ESF and AEB/ILR funding contracts and processes
  • Experience with the Google suite, slack, zoom or equivalent tools
  • Knowledge and passion for social impact as it relates to barriers to employment

You must have the right to work in the UK, and all staff members are required to pass a basic DBS check.


Every role at Generation is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone; regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well, you.

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Posted on: 22 November 2021
Closing date: 22 December 2021
Tags: Fundraising,Project Management

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