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Grants Officer

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Charity & 3rd Sector

Salary: Up to £24716.00 per annum

Contacts: Caila Cunningham,

Job Ref: BBBH47982

Expiry date: 2023-12-22

Honeycomb has partnered with a charitable organisation in the recruitment of a full time Grants Officer with a starting salary of £24,716. Your Package/Benefits:
  • Competitive starting salary £24,716
  • 25 Days holiday plus an extra 1 day per year of employment up to 5 years
  • Plus 11 statutory days per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Enhanced terms for expectant parents
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Additional development and training
  • Financial support with professional membership fees
The company: This organisation has the vision to see empowered communities grow from the ground up, they aim to create sustainable happy and healthy places to work, live and play. Established over 30 years ago they are a charity that are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant, filled with life, joy and colour! They do this by helping individuals gain skills, training, and employment, overcoming crippling challenges such as poverty and isolation - what an amazing organisation to be a part of! What would a typical day look like for you? This is the perfect role for someone who is looking to plant themselves within a busy charitable organisation, who can bring their enthusiasm and energy to the workplace, using their initiative to complete tasks and striving to be proactive while gaining direct experience in a Grants Officer role. Some duties include:
  • Responsible for a portfolio of grants and their budgets in line with established processes
  • Receipt, acknowledgement and tracking of grants applications
  • Reviewing and evaluating grant applications for compliance and eligibility, providing constructive advice and feedback
  • Supporting grant holders in the management of their activities and funding, tracking and flagging concerns to the Operations Manager
  • Respond to funding, grant application and beneficiary enquiries
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders, assisting in the distribution of funding to grantees, ensuring required monitoring is completed
  • Ensure website is kept updates with information relevant to the grants programmes
  • Represent the organisation at meetings If requires, providing secretarial support
  • Preparing status reports for the Senior Management Team
  • Maintain financial records, reporting on the financial performance of the grants programmes
Person Specification
  • Minimum 1 years' experience managing grant funding
  • Ability to interpret and apply guidelines, critique document and provide constructive feedback
  • Experience of budget management
  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to provide clear, accurate advice
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, proven ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Experience completing tasks within tight timeframes, maintain strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in using IT systems, knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office packages
  • Hold a full driving licence
To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Caila Cunningham (02890131221) at Honeycomb on 028 9620 7050. If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss. Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Honeycomb to view a wide selection of our current jobs.
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