Grants Manager


Location Flexible

Position Part time 28 hours per week

Salary £33k pro rata

Application deadline 15 May 2020
The application deadline for this role has passed

Grants Manager

Job description 

Reports to:  Head of Grants

Contract: 6 months fixed term

Location: Flexible – can be home based Salary: circa £33,000 pro rata (preferably 4 days a week)  


Job Purpose:   To bring additional capacity to the Grants team and the wider staff team to manage the administration of Rosa’s grants programmes, including monitoring, reporting and evaluation. 


 Grants Administration: Working with the Head of Grants to manage all aspects of the grant cycle, including telephone and online support for potential applicants, initial screening of applications, conducting due diligence, submitting shortlisted applications to the grants panel, supporting panels meetings, communicating decisions to applicants, arranging grant payments, tracking reports and outcomes. • Assist applicants in completing and submitting their applications • Assess funding applications in line with agreed criteria, and raise appropriate queries and questions of clarification with applicants • Monitor and respond to grant applications • Liaise with software supplier (GIFTS) in problem solving on behalf of applicants, panel members or office processes • Manage and monitor payments in liaison with the Finance and Administration officer. • Monitor outcome and reporting • Develop and deliver training and support for grant recipients

 External Communications: • Work with wider team to raise the profile of the programme and its impact with multiple audiences, including developing case studies on specific grant funded projects.  On occasion, working away from ordinary office base as instructed  • Facilitate networking between grant recipients operating in complementary areas • Work with the Communications Manager to identify issues emerging from grants in order to capture supporting data and communicate lessons learned to a wide audience

 Decision Making: • Take a lead role in introducing, updating and maintaining the grant management systems • Working with the Head of Grants and Finance and Administrative Officer, coordinate grant decision making meetings including the recruitment of panel members, dissemination of applications and other relevant information to panel members, other support to panel members in relation to the decision-making process and recording and sharing of decisions and appropriate grant payment information. • Minute taking at decision-making meetings and programme management meetings where necessary

 Reporting: • Maintain accurate grants records throughout the lifetime of awards and generate reports as required, including regular reports of payments due • Compile timely reports to donors on the relevant funded projects • Maintain an overview of the grants and monitoring activity so that an accurate status report of all applications is available at any time

• Analyse grant-making activity and produce regular reports for communications, campaigns, planning and fundraising purposes. 

 Other • Carrying out all aspects of this job description in accordance with Rosa’s Staff Handbook and policies, including the Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy. • Carrying out other duties or projects delegated by the Interim Executive Director and Head of Grants that are in line with the responsibilities of the post.  • Managing a cohort of grantees



Experience and Skills   Experience of grant-making and knowledge of all stages in the grants cycle Essential Application An understanding of the voluntary sector and grassroots groups   Essential Application Interview Excellent organisational abiliti es, including attention to detail, record keeping, data and project management,  Essential Application Interview  Self-motivated, with strong customer service skills – and a real team player Essential Application  Interview Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with confidence, tact and clarity with a range of individuals and groups in a variety of settings, including phone, Skype, face to face and email.

 Essential Application Interview

Ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines

Essential Application Interview

Computer and Internet Skills and mastery of basic Office programmes

Essential Application Interview

Experience of using and developing grant making software (preferably GIFTS)

Essential (GIFTS Desirable) Application Interview 

Personal Attributes   A wholehearted commitment to gender equality, diversity an d Rosa’s values and goals

 Essential Interview

Curiosity, a can-do attitude and openness to learning and development

Essential Interview

Ability to use initiative and anticipate requirements Essential Interview An understanding of the women’s sector, how it operates and its opportunities/ challenges Desirable Application

To apply

Please take a look at the job description and send a CV and brief covering letter to INFO@ROSAUK.ORG

We are looking at CV’s as they come in so please get in touch asap, closing date is Friday 15th April. 


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