Guy's & St Thomas' Foundation is an independent charitable foundation investing in a healthier society, focused on backing people and ideas to drive more equitable health. The Foundation partner and influence; working with others to come at health challenges from all different angles. Through a family of forward-looking brands, they collaborate with communities, partners and hospitals, utilising their assets to transform lives and improve health.
We are delighted to be working with the Foundation to recruit a Senior Funding Operations Officer to join its busy Finance, Operations and Systems team.
This new role will be a key partner in the Foundation's internal and external stakeholder collaboration to ensure the smooth running of all grants management and contracts processes. The team is a vital part of the Foundation's ability to make an impact and improve health in Lambeth and Southwark utilising top class software, operational systems and business intelligence to achieve its aims. This will involve grants process management, monitoring and reporting, Special Fund management, contract administration and engagement with key internal teams. Broader responsibilities around data management, accuracy and integrity of the grants database, fraud prevention, governance and compliance and due diligence will all be important aspects of this vital and central role.
The successful candidate will have a background in grant-management and/or contract management. They will be confident and approachable with a solid understanding of grants monitoring processes, systems evaluation and database (ideally Salesforce) management. Process driven, excellent eye for detail combined with a pragmatic and solutions driven nature will be very important for this role. The ability to see the bigger picture of how this role fits in with the wider aims and objectives of the Foundation will be crucial to the successful fulfilment of this role. An insight into the health sector would be useful in addition to an understanding of funding and reviewing and producing accurate and legally compliant contracts to suppliers and contractors in the commissioning and healthcare environment.