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Santander Foundation Manager

Employer
Santander
Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Salary £45-50K per annum + £6K car allowance + benefits
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Function
Marketing
Sector
Professional & Commercial, Community
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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This is a new and exciting role for a proactive self-starter to support the management of the Santander Foundation – our independent Corporate Foundation and registered Charity. In 2021, the Foundation launched a new strategy focused on improving digital and financial inclusion across the UK through its Financial and Digital Empowerment fund. In our last funding window, we awarded almost £3m to 21 charitable organisations across the country.

The Foundation also awards Matched Donations to support and encourage colleagues’ engagement with their local communities.

This role will be instrumental in the delivery of the Foundations strategic objectives and day to day operations.

The difference you’ll make.

  • Managing and overseeing the delivery of the Financial and Digital Empowerment fund, including the relationships with Foundation grantees
  • Supporting the development of a monitoring & evaluation methodology for the grants programme, including oversight of the external impact evaluation manager
  • Supporting the day-to-day operations of the Foundation, including ensuring appropriate risk management, governance, marketing and communications
  • Ensuring the Foundation is aligned with the charitable sector best practices and governance requirements
  • Building internal and external relationships with grantees and organisations aligned to the Foundation objectives to help raise brand awareness

What you’ll bring.

  • Experience delivering grants programmes and an understanding of grant-making systems, tools and processes
  • Demonstrates a good understanding, interpretation and application of Charity sector practices and governance requirements.

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • Excellent project management skills
  • High level understanding of impact report process/tools/methodologies and ability to drive the collection of data/KPIs
  • Understanding of UK voluntary sector and Employee Engagement initiatives, considering experience in supporting company-wide CSR initiatives for employees volunteering and engagement

What else you need to know.

The role can be based nationally; however, you will be required to attend meetings in London once or twice a month – more information can be obtained from Career Mobility team

Interviews will be held in our Triton Square Office, London on Monday 11th July

When submitting your application can you please include a 400 word (maximum)  Supporting statement describing why you are interested in the role, and you would be best suited to it.

How we’ll reward you.

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs

  • £500 annual cash allowance to spend on our great range of benefits. Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
  • £6,000 car allowance per year
  • Company funded individual private medical insurance
  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Share in Santander’s success by investing in our share plans 

Learn more about our benefits and family friendly policies

#ThePlaceToBeYourself – Everyday Inclusion at Santander

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our stakeholders come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

You can find out more about how we’re embedding an inclusive culture that encourages our people to bring their full and authentic selves to work on our Inclusion and Belonging page.

A bit more about Santander 

At Santander we’re driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper.  This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.  

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander, and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What to do next: -

If this sounds like a role you’re interested in, then please apply.

If there’s anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, get in touch. Whether it’s a copy of our application form in another format or additional assistance, we’re available through telephone, email, or face to face. You can contact us at resourcing@santander.co.uk or call 0870 414 9080.

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