Veterans’ Foundation – Grants’ Manager

The Veterans’ Foundation (VF) is looking for a Grants Manager (GM) to work from its Edinburgh office.  The purpose of the post of GM is principally to provide a focus within VF for external organisations who seek or who have received grants.  This person will link in to the CEO and CFO with the following tasks:

  • Advertising VF grants to eligible potential grantees.
  • Managing requests for grants on the phone, on paper and online.
  • Presenting bids for grants to the CEO and trustees.
  • Preparing briefs for the trustees and help in overall preparation and management of trustees’ meetings.
  • Conducting post-award follow-up activity and initiating payment of the grants.
  • Initiating mutually beneficial PR activity.
  • Overseeing grants by managing grant data and payments.
  • Reviewing outcomes of use of the grants.
  • Liaising with grantees, Cobseo, Veterans Scotland (VS) and others.
  • Carrying out other tasks as required within the small VF team.

Ideally, applicants have experience of both the charity sector and the armed forces.  Important qualities are a sense of responsibility, eye for detail and being and effective communicator.  The appointment might start as a part-time one, but is likely to develop into a shared or full-time job.

Renumeration is subject to negotiation.

People who are interested in this appointment are to get in touch with the VF via, explaining how they might suit the job and enclosing a CV.

The post will not start until the New Year.


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