Groundwork London
Islington, Greater London (On-site)
Circa £22,500 per year
Contract, One year fixed term contract, with a possibility to extend, Full-time
Job description

We are seeking a Programmes Officer to coordinate and support the delivery of the Trust’s expansive pan London grant programmes.

Programmes Officer
Reference: 933/POG
Location: Groundwork London Islington (Angel) office, with a requirement to work across London / remote working arrangements.
Contract: One year fixed term contract, with a possibility to extend
Salary: Circa £22,500
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Groundwork London is responsible for a number of grant schemes across a variety of areas of environmental and regeneration themes, including TfL Walking & Cycling Grants London, GLA Grow Back Greener, Community-Led Recovery, MOPAC Shared Endeavour and Our Space Award.

The Programmes Officer will coordinate and support the delivery of the Trust’s expansive pan London grant programmes.

The role will focus on coordinating and executing grant application processing, and coordinating project monitoring and report generation for programme partners and funders. The post holder will be the key contact for all grant schemes managed by Groundwork London, responding to queries and providing training to both prospective grant applicants and funded groups.

The post holder will have proven organisational, time management and co-ordination skills and be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and databases to maintain complex administrative and monitoring systems with high degrees of accuracy. Excellent written and verbal communication skills will be essential in the role.

Our Grants team manages a diverse range of grant programmes from a variety of funders that support the improvement of communities’ green spaces and residents’ integration, employment, and health and wellbeing. Our team is equipped for every stage of grant management, from the development of the programme and all documentation, marketing and communications, including web and social media presence, to supporting applicants, assessment of applications, and recommendations for funding and supportive monitoring of projects.

We also frequently have additional training and capacity building elements in our programmes to ensure applicants and grantees gain even more support in applying for and delivering successful projects. Our tried and tested ‘enabling’ model involves our team reaching out to communities, encouraging applications from organisations of all sizes, and guiding them through the process, from small grassroots organisations to Local Authorities.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 31st January 2022
Interview date: W/c 7th February 2022 (via Zoom or Teams)

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website. 

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 12 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 159647_GL
Tags: Admin, Finance