Grants Programmes Officer

The Harpur Trust

Location Bedford

Position Part time 30 hours per week

Salary £28,000 -£30,000 pro rata

Application deadline 11 September 2017
The application deadline for this role has passed

This is a pivotal role within a small Community Programmes department. The team makes grants, provides accommodation for older people, supports collaborative educational initiatives and runs events and other activities to help inspire Bedford communities.

You will be accountable for ensuring the grantmaking process is run effectively whilst also supporting the Trust’s broader community activities. This will involve relationship building, operating grantmaking systems, developing administrative processes and co-ordinating existing grants programmes. Project management and strategic thinking will be key to this role.

You will have a degree or equivalent qualification and experience of working in the voluntary sector and/or relevant areas of the statutory sector, ideally possessing grantmaking experience. You will be an excellent communicator, highly organised, and proficient in all Microsoft packages. The ideal candidate will be motivated, flexible and intellectually curious.

To apply

To download an application pack, please visit the Harpur Trust website or alternatively contact: Denise Rostron on 01234 369539 or e-mail her on

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