Vacancies

Grants Officer

Purpose: To assist the Head of Grants in ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of internal and external Leeds Community Foundation programmes by undertaking grant-making and other activities.

Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 p.a. FTE, dependent on experience.  Salary will be pro rata, as this is a part time position of 21 – 28 hours per week. If eligible, the Employee will be automatically enrolled into the Employer’s pension scheme, with contributions at 4%.

Hours of Work: Part time, between 21 and 28 hours per week, Monday to Friday between our office hours of 9am and 5pm. We are willing to be flexible within these parameters.

Contract Term: This is a fixed term 6-month post, subject to a probationary period of 6 weeks.

Place of work: Leeds (city centre offices).

We are looking for a committed individual to join our dynamic team to support the implementation and delivery of the Foundation’s Grant-making Strategy across Leeds and Bradford.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has good project management skills, enjoys reviewing and interpreting data and works well both as part of a team and on their own initiative. The ideal candidate will be highly efficient with the ability to work to strict deadlines, be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills and have the ability to build positive relationships with local community groups.

The successful applicant will help to ensure that LCF delivers an accessible and effective grants service by: helping assess applications for grants; overseeing the monitoring of programmes, including gathering and analysing grants data; supporting funded organisations to monitor and evaluate the impact of our grant-making; helping produce monitoring and impact reports for funders.

To submit an application for this job, please send a completed Equality and Diversity form, your C.V. and a cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating why you think you would be ideal for the position, based on the following Job Description and Person Specification. Please also sign and return the Candidate Privacy Notice, which gives details of how we will use your personal information.

Please submit applications by email to Simone Ivatts: simone@leedscf.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Sunday 30 June 2019. Interviews will be held on Friday 5 July, with a view to the successful candidate taking up their post as soon as possible.

 

 

Director of Programmes & Development

Reports to: Chief Executive

Line Reports: Head of Development, Head of Relationships, Head of Grants, Head of Evaluation & Impact

Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience, in the range of £40,000-£50,000 FTE; contributory pension starting at 4% on completion of probationary period.

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, usually Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. There will be some need to work outside normal office hours for events and functions. Time off in lieu will be given where excessive out of hours working is required.

Contract Term: Permanent, subject to a probationary period of 3 months.

Place of work: Leeds (city centre offices). 

Main Purpose of the Job

The Director of Programmes & Development is a new position designed to lead and manage a skilled team that blends several core activities of the Foundation – income generation, grant-making, evaluation and stewardship – to achieve our vision of creating cities of opportunity for all in Leeds and Bradford. This new post will support integrated working across our key areas of activity, co-ordinate day to day activity and ensure colleagues are working together to achieve our annual targets for money in and money out.

Income generated from private (high net worth individuals and companies) and non-private (public sector and other funders) sources helps build vital relationships that support our business plan.  

Strategic and efficient grant-making, evaluation and impact reporting keeps us in touch with, and responsive to, the needs and opportunities of the communities we serve, and expert in the advice we give to donors.

An inspiring leader and experienced manager, the Director of Programmes & Development will line manage the Head of Development, Head of Relationships, Head of Grants and Head of Evaluation & Impact. They will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, alongside the Chief Executive and Finance Director, and a member of the broader Management Team. The post holder will report directly to the Chief Executive and will be expected to present to the Board of Trustees on Programme and Development matters.

To submit an application for this job, please send a completed Equality and Diversity form, your C.V. and a cover letter (no more than 3 sides of A4) stating why you think you would be ideal for the position, based on the following Job Description and Person Specification. Please also sign and return the Candidate Privacy Notice, which gives details of how we will use your personal information.

Please submit applications by email to Simone Ivatts: simone@leedscf.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Sunday 7 July 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 15 July, with a view to the successful candidate taking up their post as soon as possible.