Head of Grants


Reporting to: Programmes Director

Line Reports: Senior Grants Officer; and 2 x Grants Officers

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 p.a. dependent on experience
Contributory pension starting at 4% on completion of probationary period

Hours of work: 35 hours Monday to Friday. There may be some need to work outside normal office hours. Time off in lieu will be given where excessive out of hours working is required.

Contract Term: The post is subject to a three-month probationary period and is offered on a permanent contract. 

Place of Work: Leeds (city centre offices) with some work in Bradford. We encourage use of public transport where possible, but a mileage allowance is offered for business vehicle and bike mileage.

We are looking for a Head of Grants to join our management team to help deliver Leeds Community Foundation’s ambitious plans. You will be responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of all our grants programmes, which strengthen local community projects, increase sustainability and enable local people to continue making a difference. 

You will also oversee our grants systems and processes and ensure they are fit for purpose. 

The Head of Grants manages members of the grants team and a team of grants volunteers.

If you have strong experience of grants programmes management, this is an exceptional opportunity to make a positive, lasting impact to the people of Leeds and Bradford. 

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 18 February 2020.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4 March 2020, with a view to the successful candidate taking up their post as soon as possible.

To submit an application for this job, please send a completed Equality & 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 Job Description and Person Specification.

Please submit applications by email to Simone Ivatts: