Big Lottery vacancies, Humber

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Big Lottery vacancies, Humber

Please find below two vacancies in the Humber region:

Big Lottery Funding Officer, Humber

Deadline 12 Nov

Starting salary £21k – £25k

Permanent Full Time, 37 hours pw

Location Yorkshire and the Humber: Humber

Part time and job share will be considered.

About the role

Funding Officers are responsible for grant-making activity in a geographical area, including pre-application support, assessment, grant management and gathering and sharing learning. You will ensure that Big Lottery funding responds to the local context.

You will build long term relationships with people and organisations in the area you cover, this will include reaching out to new and different groups, supporting people who are applying and continuing to work with them after a grant has been awarded.

You will be responsible for understanding how an organisation’s ideas align with Big Lottery’s funding priorities, and making good judgements about when to take an application further or when to signpost to other opportunities.

You will combine local knowledge, understanding of best practice and the experience of grant holders to make informed recommendations about who and what is funded

You will represent the Fund within your local area including at funding fairs and external meetings, and create opportunities for people to come together. You will share learning from your conversations, events, grant holder reports and evaluations with other colleagues so that the Fund  can maximise r impact.

If you would like to speak to someone about the role please contact Abdou Sidibe, Head of Funding at abdou.sidibe@biglotteryfund.org.uk

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Big Lottery Funding Manager, Humber

Deadline 12th November

Starting salary: £30k – £35k

Permanent Full Time, 37 hours pw

Location: Yorkshire and the Humber: Humber

About the role

Funding Managers are responsible for co-ordinating the whole lifecycle of the grant- making (pre-application, assessment, decision making, grant management, and learning), across a geographical area, placing communities at the heart of what Big Lottery  do. You will ensure that funding responds to the local context, and challenge yourself and your team to continually improve the way BIG works.

You will build and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders in the area you cover and increase impact by bringing people together and influencing others.

You will be responsible for decision-making, budgeting, risk management, and ensuring that funding is delivered to a high standard.

You will have a small dispersed team of Funding Officers to manage, ensuring high levels of performance and being a role model for others. You will have excellent people management skills and be able to coach, inspire and empower staff, creating a constructive and positive working environment.

Your project management skills will be equally strong, with an ability to delegate when necessary, and your decision-making will be informed by robust analysis and critical assessment. You will deliver excellent customer service and use feedback to improve what they do, whilst also drawing on your own learning and experience.

If you would like to speak to someone about the role please contact Abdou Sidibe, Head of Funding at abdou.sidibe@biglotteryfund.org.uk

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