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Senior Grants Partnership Manager

Senior Grants Partnership Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £47000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Donovan Whittaker

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    10 months

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Our client, a major UK charity focused on making the world poverty free have a maternity cover 10 month contract opportunity for a Senior Grants Partnership Manager. You will be the key relationship manager globally for a portfolio of partners. Predominantly in the trusts, foundations and corporate space. You will also be leading a team of six Partnership Managers, ensuring all commitments are delivered in line with partnership agreements.

Key accountabilities for the Senior Grants Partnership Manager:

Be the senior point of contact for elevation of any high risk or complex grant management issues
Account manage a global portfolio of relationships with partners through your team successfully
Report upwards to Trustees for approval of all investment decisions
Line manage and support each Partnership manager to deliver against objectives and performance development
Determine and monitor the risks and impact of any partnership both at start up and on an ongoing basis
Oversee the budgets for all funding partnerships, including signing off all costs up to relevant thresholds
Work proactively across the organisation to support the delivery and/or contribute to campaigns
Explore and pursue new funding opportunities in line with social change strategy
Regular travel (including international) is required within this role

Essential competencies for the Senior Grants Partnership Manager:

Demonstrable experience in managing a successful grants/partnership team
A good understanding of developing, implementing and evaluating funding strategies
A successful track record in Grants and high value partnership relationship management
Experience of forming and managing relationships with large aid donors globally is desirable
Analytical thinker with the ability to see the bigger picture for effective decision making
Desirable: Experience working closely with funding partners for social change

To apply for this Senior Grants Partnership Manager, please email your CV to our Office and Specialist Support Team quoting the reference number 67427DW. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK