Strategic Funding Manager

Chingford Green, London (Greater)
£47,751 per annum inc OLW
05 Apr 2018
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type

We are currently looking for a Strategic Funding Manager to join team in Gilwell Park, East London. You will join us on a full time basis working 35 hours per week for a fixed term contract until December 2020. You will receive a competitive salary of £47,751 per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting!

What we are looking for in our Strategic Funding Manager:

Working closely with Scouting Operations colleagues, the Strategic Funding Manager will lead a small team in securing external funding that aligns with our strategic objectives. They will ensure we have the proper leadership and processes in place to identify and cultivate potential funding, design impactful initiatives, produce successful bids and applications, evaluate their impact and share learning. Their team will take a leading role in external facing engagements to bring new partners and funders on board with our work to change the lives of young people, taking ideas from inception to the point of delivery and ensuring robust evaluation and learning. They will also have:

- Highly developed networking and influencing skills that result in positive outcomes (E)

- Proven ability to build strong relationships with, and influence, internal stakeholders (E)

- Highly competent  in the use of word processing and excel, data collection and email software, willingness to travel across and UK and undertake occasional out of hours work. (E)

- Four or more years of experience in either securing restricted funding from trusts, statutory or commercial sources OR substantial leadership experience in programme design and delivery (including analysis and diagnosis, design, planning, execution and evaluation) with clear potential in a fundraising function. We do not require degree level education. (E)

- Excellent writing, presentational and intra-personal skills (E)

- Experience of delivering or commissioning methods of measuring the impact of programmes/projects in robust and proportionate ways (HD)

- Good finance skills for accurate budgeting (E)

- A high level of knowledge, or ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, in sectors key to The Scout Associations strategic objectives, namely parliamentarians and governmental bodies, third and youth sector organisations and potential funders. (HD)

- Stakeholder care and support:

- Always working closely with the team, being proactive and aware of current and longer term issues and activity and influencing changes in service delivery and support as necessary

-  Using knowledge and discretion to resolve more complex issues and queries

- Implementing performance and quality management processes to improve and develop organisational capability and service delivery

- Minimising or removing barriers that get in the way of achieving results

- Contributing/delivering on the setting of TSA/departmental/team/individual objectives

- Prepared to take tough decisions when addressing performance areas which could impact on a range of services

What we can offer you as our Strategic Funding Manager

- Free Parking

- Subsidised Lunch

- Simply Health Scheme

- Generous Pension Scheme

- Life Assurance

About Us

Scouting changes lives. We make a positive difference in our communities and improve the life chances and outcomes of young people from every background. We get the chance to work with young people at the most important time in their lives: their childhood.

So if you would like to join the team as our new Strategic Funding Manager then please click ‘Apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Details of closing and Interview date

Closing date: Monday 23rd April 2018 at 12 pm

Interview Date: TBC

The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

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