The Henry Smith Charity is one of the largest grant making foundations in the UK distributing close to £40m of grants in 2020. We aim to bring about lasting change to people's lives, helping them to benefit from and contribute to society. We achieve this by funding organisations that work with people to reduce social and economic disadvantage.
We are delighted to be recruiting for a part time (3 days a week) Grants Database and Processes Coordinator to join their Grants Operations team. The post holder will work closely with the Senior Grants Coordinator and the Grant Operations Team. You will work closely with the Grants Database and Processes Manager to ensure the efficient and effective operation of our grants database. You will also be heavily involved in project work and the development and delivery of training for system users, as we develop the use of our grants management technology.
The successful candidate will be an analytical and creative problem solver with a keen eye for detail who enjoys the challenges of making best use of technological solutions for colleagues. You will have previous experience working within a similar role. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to adapt approach for a range of different stakeholders.
Henry Smith Charity highly value the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion and is central to their successes in grant making, helping individuals and communities to thrive. They are looking for talented people from a wider range of backgrounds, cultures and experience who share the same values as Henry Smith Charity and are passionate about making a difference through grant funding. They welcome applications from people with a wide range of backgrounds and experience including people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQI+ and individuals from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds.
Please let us know if you need any additional support to take part in the selection process. If your application is successful, the organisation will make reasonable adjustments to the working environment to enable you to fulfil the role.
Henry Smith Charity offer a range of generous benefits including 24 days (rising to 26 days after two years completed) annual leave, company pension scheme, health insurance, paid volunteering days, access to a free Empathy helpline, travel ticket loan and cycle to work scheme. The office is London based, but like many employers, Henry Smith Charity is currently trialing hybrid working.
To find out more about this role, please apply with a Word format version of your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.