London, Greater London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are the leading charity supporting refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK with a range of resettlement, integration and therapeutic services, as well as advocating for a fairer asylum system.

Purpose of this Job

We are seeking a Senior Trust and Statutory Officer to be a key part of the Refugee Council’s exciting vision for the future.

This role, within the Trust and Statutory team, will involve the management of trust, foundation and Lottery accounts, research and development of new proposals, and bid writing.

First-class writing skills are essential, including experience of developing compelling high-value trust and foundation applications. The role will involve some statutory tendering, so some experience in this area would also be useful.

Also key will be strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage competing responsibilities, and to develop budgets in close collaboration with finance and services colleagues.

If you feel that you are a fit for this role and are seeking a new challenge within a thriving charity which is continuing to evolve and grow, we would love to hear from you.

Additional Information

Health & Safety

The post holder is responsible for:

Cooperating with the Refugee Council in delivering all legal responsibilities in respect of your own and your colleagues, volunteers, clients and others health and safety whilst at work.

Becoming familiar with the Refugee Council’s Health & Safety Policy and procedures including evacuation procedures at your workplace.

Carrying out risk assessments of your own work and especially of your own workstation to ensure that you do not expose yourself or others to unnecessary risk.


In order to deliver services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed and the post-holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above. Such duties will, however, fall within the scope of the job, at the appropriate grade. The job description will be subject to periodic review with the post-holder to ensure it accurately reflects the duties of the job.

Equal Opportunities Statement

As part of its recruitment policy, the Refugee Council intends to ensure that no prospective or actual employee is discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation, employment status, class, disability, age, religious belief or political persuasion, or is disadvantaged by any condition or requirement which is not demonstrably justifiable.

Personal Effectiveness

With the support of their manager the post-holder will need to effectively manage their own workload and medium and long term plans and objectives.

Flexible Working

This job is suitable for some home working subject to prior authorisation.

Posted on: 14 July 2021
Closing date: 02 August 2021
Tags: Management, Business Development
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