London, Greater London
Penrith, Cumbria
£24,000 per year
Temporary, 12 months, Full-time
Job description

The Grants Administration Co-ordinator is responsible for the smooth running of grants systems, payments, and processes. 

The role holder will work closely with the Grants Administration Manager, Finance and Executive teams to provide a joined-up Grants administration function.

Key Accountabilities:

Major Grants and Place-based Projects

  • Management of the grant application process for all funding streams, including communication with applicants identified by Executives following research visits.
  • Provision of assistance to Executives in monitoring the progress of grants awarded and ensuring adequate evaluation of impact and timely reporting to the Trustees.
  • Production of papers on recommended grant applications for consideration at the Grants Committee, and production of relevant papers for the Board Pack.
  • Assisting the Deputy CEO in monitoring the progress of grants awarded, and ensuring evaluation and impact systems are adhered to by grantees
  • Overseeing the Activity Grants processes and supporting Place-based Rank Associates.
  • Management of the grant reporting process to external funders of the Foundation including liaising with Finance, Executive and Associate teams to coordinate information and responses.

Matched Trading

  • Management of the end to end process for applicants and grantees.
  • Design and develop robust progress reporting processes


  • Production and dissemination of the Grants Committee pack to staff and trustees.
  • Developing and supporting the application processes for other grant programmes without direct responsibility.
  • Managing the grant payment process in collaboration with colleagues.
  • To support Executives with ad hoc assignments, and to represent the Foundation as necessary.
  • Ensure the Salesforce CRM is kept updated with grant promises and payment data to ensure accurate financial reporting and forecasting.

Application Instructions

To apply, please send your CV together with a supporting statement that clearly demonstrates how you meet the knowledge, skills, and experience requirements of the role.

If you feel you may require additional assistance during the recruitment process, please do let us know.

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Refreshed on: 08 September 2021
Closed date: 23 September 2021
Tags: Admin, Operations

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