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Funding Officer

Closing Date: 
Sun, 05/08/2018 - 12pm
Hours: 
37
Salary: 
£23,100 - £26,400 + generous benefits
Organisation: 
Big Lottery Fund

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

Big Lottery Fund are looking for people who have a particular mind-set which involves 

  • being passionate about making a difference in their local community
  • seeing strengths and opportunities in communities and people rather than problems and gaps
  • Look to find solutions to issues
  • want to learn and grow and enable others to do so
  • Can show great resilience 

They are also looking for people who have 

  • Strong analytical skills and are able to make recommendations based on funding criteria and the local context
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and confidence to operate in a wide range of environments 
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent relationships 
  • Ability to manage own workload with minimal supervision 
  • Sound numerical skills 
  • Sound IT skills 
  • Confidence to use judgement, take initiative and challenge when appropriate

Prospective applicants should live in a London Borough and it would be useful if they have knowledge of the local area they will work within (However this is NOT essential). 

Please see the advice for candidates, guidance and how to apply here. The advert is currently open until 5th August at 11.59pm so applicants will need to apply asap