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International Grants Manager
Job Title: International Grants Manager
Location: London, UK
Company: Comic Relief
Job Summary: To take the lead on supporting the development and management of grant making.
Job Description: We are now looking for a grant making professional with experience in monitoring and evaluating effectiveness to take responsibility for delivering social change by awarding grants to UK and International projects while making sure resources are genuinely making a big difference in people’s lives. As Grants Manager you will take the lead on supporting the development and management of grant making relating to areas of interest. This will include diaspora incorporating the Common Ground Initiative, trade and enterprise, and investing in community led approaches. You will support the development implementation and review of relevant Grants strategy and initiatives as well as nurture effective matrix working with colleagues. You will oversee effective and efficient grant making by assessing, managing and monitoring grants in line with our Grants Strategy as well as support related communications and fundraising. You will provide feedback, advice and guidance to grantees too. You will also keep up to date with sector developments and promote learning to ensure we continue to perform to high standards
Requirements: You must have experience in a grant making, social investing/social change organisation as well as expertise in developing and implementing strategies. You will have developed monitoring and evaluation programmes too. Comfortable building strategic relationships you possess excellent project management skills coupled with exceptional analytical and decision making abilities. A strategic thinker you will have strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the drive to ensure we deliver against our mission. Knowledge and experience of working with the African Diaspora and on diaspora remittances is highly desirable in this role.
How to apply: Please apply online: http://jobs.comicrelief.com/vacancies/698/international_grants_manager_stronger_communities_/
Closing Date: 07/12/2016
Additional information: At Comic Relief we’re focused on bringing about real and lasting change by tackling the root causes of poverty and social injustice. Thanks to amazing support from the great British Public we are able to drive this change by awarding grants to incredible projects on the ground that work to give people a leg up, not a hand out.
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