DFID Grant Manager
Location: UK Office, London
Hours: Full time 35 hours
Contract type: Fixed Term – 12 month contract
Salary: GBP 34,712 pa inc. Inner London Weighting
About the role
The British Red Cross is currently looking for a DFID Grants Manager to join the DFID Strategic Programme and Partnership team within the International Directorate. The post holder will ensure that DFID and other UK ODA (Official Development Assistance) funded programmes, including UK Aid Match, are designed and delivered in ways that engage and achieve maximum benefit for affected populations while meeting donor requirements and expectations.
You will be responsible for managing all aspects of DFID Grants, especially those awarded through UK Aid Match, and provide support to other DFID funded projects. The geographic scope will include programmes in Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal and globally in relation to emergency response. You will actively look for new funding opportunities within DFID and provide support to our Emergency Appeals. You will take a lead on relationship management in respect to UK Aid Match and support capacity building of the British Red Cross International Directorate and overseas offices to manage DFID funding.
About the team
The DFID team is part of the Performance and Accountability (P&A) department within the International directorate of the British Red Cross. The P&A department consists of: a Head of Department ; a four-strong PMEAL advisory team; a three-strong Impact and Evidence team; a five-strong DFID Strategic, Programme and Partnership team; a one-strong National Society Development & Partnership advisor; the CEA and CHS Adviser; and a P&A Team Co-ordinator.
As the humanitarian auxiliary to the UK government the British Red Cross in the global relationship manager for DFID supporting the wider Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – the world’s largest humanitarian network. The team works to develop understanding and engagement of DFID on shared humanitarian objectives, leverage resources for emergency response and longer term disaster management programming and support quality of programming including accountability to affected populations.
About the person
We’re looking for a dynamic and passionate individual who has proven experience of building and maintaining effective working partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders. You will need experience in securing and grant management of institutional funding including through DFID. You will have relevant knowledge of the humanitarian and development landscape and working with partners to achieve excellent programme and grant management results.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 UK time 7th December. Interviews will take place w/c 16th December
Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.
Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting reference REQ0000027UN
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us…
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world; get the support they need if crisis strikes. Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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