Programmes Officer

Posted by UK Community Foundations

Programmes Officer

Brixton, Greater London

£22000 - £22000 per year, pro rata

contract,full-time

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About the organisation

We are a national network dedicated to working locally and inspiring people to give. We help people and organisations to invest in local commun... Read more

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a Programme Officer to help us deliver this vision.  You will either have had a similar role or be looking for an opportunity to develop and put into practice your skills in a busy but rewarding environment.  If you share our belief in local communities and you work well as part of a small team, then we would love to hear from you. 

Reporting to the Senior Programmes Manager.

Please apply through the BeApplied platform, evidencing your suitability for the role.

The Benefits

  • Salary of £22,000 per annum, pro rata
  • A generous 30 days holiday, plus bank holidays, pro rata
  • Full-time position, for 9 months, starting ASAP
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • You get to work in Brixton, plus there’s the occasional office dog

The Responsibilities:

  • Agree with the Programme Manager the projects, activities and events required to ensure the programme targets are delivered on time and in budget.
  • Co-ordinate the development and delivery of all projects, activities and events required to deliver the overall programme targets.
  • Develop and maintain quality relationships with delivery partners, including members and funders.
  • Use Salesforce CRM to manage contracts, review expenditure, track monitoring and draw data.
  • Analyse quantitative and qualitative programme data and create high quality reports for funders and internal teams.
  • Provide appropriate advice, guidance and support for grant applicants, members or funders or refer to the Programmes Manager when necessary.
  • Capture good practice and learning from grant recipients, members and funders.
  • Identify opportunities to refine and improve our programmes and to help embed digital skills and approaches into the organisation.

About You

  • Previous experience working in project development and support in an office environment – you’ll be used to working to deadlines and setting priorities
  • Experience of working for a charity, or an understanding of the sector
  • Good Excel skills, used to analysing information, interpreting data and producing reports
  • Great people skills, with an ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills. We really value the ability to work under pressure with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Strong attention to detail, with an ability to spot trends and errors – you’ll be comfortable with problem-solving and acting on your own initiative
  • Willing to learn and take on a variety of tasks

Desirable skills

  • Understanding of the role of local charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises, and the people they help
  • Digital literacy, keen to explore and develop new skills in this area
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM system
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