- Northern Ireland
- Northern Ireland
September 12, 2023
Job Title: Grants Officer
Role Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join our clint as a Grants Officer. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in promoting and managing government grant opportunities, ensuring that deserving organizations and community groups receive the support they need to make a positive impact. You will work remotely from home, providing essential assistance to applicants and ensuring the successful administration of grant funds.
- Promote Grant Opportunities:
- Actively promote government grant opportunities to potential applicants, including local organizations, nonprofits, and community groups.
- Application Support:
- Assist applicants in preparing and submitting grant proposals, offering guidance on the application process and required documentation.
- Application Review:
- Review grant applications for completeness and adherence to grant guidelines, ensuring a fair evaluation process.
- Grant Fund Administration:
- Collaborate with the finance team to administer grant funds effectively, including tracking disbursements, monitoring project progress, and ensuring compliance with grant agreements.
- Grant Calendar Management:
- Maintain a comprehensive grant calendar, tracking application deadlines, reporting requirements, and grant milestones to ensure timely and accurate submissions.
- Reporting and Documentation:
- Prepare and submit timely reports to your line manager, detailing grant distribution and project outcomes, contributing to transparency and accountability.
- Point of Contact:
- Serve as the primary point of contact for all grant-related inquiries and communications, providing a helpful and responsive interface for applicants and recipients.
- Support for Grant Recipients:
- Provide guidance and support to grant recipients, including assisting with reporting and compliance requirements, fostering successful project outcomes.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Minimum of one year of experience in financial administration or project management.
- Strong IT literacy, including a minimum of two years’ experience using Microsoft Excel.
- Ability and willingness to travel occasionally for site visits to project locations across Northern Ireland. You must have your own car with business insurance.
Desirable (but not essential):
- Previous experience working in the charity sector.
- Experience in assisting with all stages of the grant lifecycle.
- Hours of Business: Negotiable.
- Location: Work from Home.
- Hours per week: 16 hours.
- Salary: To be confirmed.
- Terms: Temporary ongoing position.
- Benefits: Work from Home arrangement, IT equipment provided, and travel expenses covered.
We invite individuals with a passion for supporting community initiatives and a strong background in financial administration or project management to apply for this rewarding position. Your contributions will directly impact the success of vital projects across Northern Ireland.