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 grants@veteransfoundation.org.uk, explaining how they might suit the job and enclosing a CV.

The post will not start until the New Year.

 

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