Grants Programme Manager (Older People & Housing)

The Mercers' Company

Location City of London

Position Full time

Salary Competitive plus a generous benefits package

Application deadline 10:00, 23 July 2018
The application deadline for this role has passed

The Company

The Mercers’ Company is the Premier Livery Company of the City of London with a 700 year history. The Company’s core purpose is Philanthropy and funds its activities from its investments, mainly property in London’s West End and the City. The Company is also a trustee of a number of Charities.

The Role

The Company is looking to recruit Grants Programme Manager to support the development of the Older People and Housing grant programmes which are aligned to the Company’s philanthropic strategic aims. Key responsibilities include:

  1. Assisting with research, scoping and consultation activities and the design and planning of new activities and areas of work.
  2. Assessing and processing grant applications, managing relationships with applicants and grantees and monitoring and learning from funded work.

The person

The successful candidate will have experience of developing and delivering successful grants programmes particularly for, Older People and Housing. Sound knowledge of grant making processes, the ability to analyse complex information and an understanding of charity finances and accounts. You will have excellent attention to detail and be a self-starter who is able to prioritise your own workload and multi task as required. You will have excellent communication skills, experience of developing effective relationships and ideally knowledge of the challenges the older community face or a willingness to learn quickly.

To apply

Please send your CV and covering letter outlining why you are suitable to by 10 am on Monday 23 July 2018

If you would like to have an informal conversation before applying please contact Teresa Fitzsimmons, HR Manager on 020 7776 7212.

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