Grants and Development Manager

Flexible – HQ is at Sandy, Bedfordshire
£25,463 to £27,931 per annum, pro rata
18 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Grants and Development Manager (Maternity Cover)
Reference number: A1220719
Location: Flexible – HQ is at Sandy, Bedfordshire
Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,931 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part time, 30 hours per week
Contract: 12 month maternity cover contract

The Planning and Development Team in High Value Partnerships at UKHQ is looking for a Grants and Development Manager to join their highly successful team. This role can be flexibly based but preferably at another RSPB office or at UKHQ. Travel to UKHQ/London (or project sites) will be required for key pieces of work and team liaison, remote technology will be used as appropriate.

Grant funding is an important income stream for the RSPB and we are ideally looking for people who have experience in developing and writing high value grant funded projects as well as working in partnership. We are particularly looking for fundraisers with knowledge and experience of working within the National Lottery, Landfill Communities Fund, Statutory and EU Interreg/LIFE funding streams. We are also looking for people with good transferable skills in project development.

The successful candidate will need to be well organised, imaginative and resourceful with a good eye for detail. They should also have excellent interpersonal skills, a disciplined approach to project management, leadership qualities and a proven ability to work as part of a team which includes close collaboration with UKHQ, UK country and regional colleagues.

Interviews could take place by Skype if required.

Closing date: 9 August 2019
Interview date: 19 August 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the Role Profile and Application Details.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A1220719 on any correspondence. 

No agencies please. 

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