Head of Grants Team
Head of Grants Team
Location: Hybrid (office: Canary Wharf, E14 8JJ/ Option for hybrid working)
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Grants Team at Jack Petchey Foundation with a grants budget of over £4 million pa to support young people in London and Essex.
About the Role
The main purpose of this role is to lead, inspire, supervise and support Jack Petchey Foundation's Grants Team and to ensure that Jack Petchey Foundation's Small Grant programmes - including our flagship Achievement Award Programme, Leader Award Grants, Educational Visits Grants, Individual Grants for Volunteering and JPF's Achiever Network - operate effectively and grow in reach and impact.
We expect to award £4.3 million in these grants in 2022.
You will be responsible for leading and inspiring the Foundation's team of 4 Grants officers and ensure that our small grant programmes - including our flagship Achievement Award programme - grow in reach and impact.
You will also oversee and champion youth involvement across the Foundation.
You will have lead responsibility for these small grant programmes and will ensure that positive and effective relationships and communications are maintained with our partner schools and youth organisations.
They will also oversee and champion youth involvement across Jack Petchey Foundation (JPF), including supporting the work of our Youth Consultation Panel and overseeing our work with JPF alumni.
As a member of the JPF Senior Management Team, you will also play an active role in the management and leadership of the Jack Petchey Foundation.
This is an exciting opportunity to join us as we grow our work as a Foundation.
You will have an opportunity to use and develop a wide range of project management, management, grant making and communication skills in a dynamic team that is committed to maximising our positive impact on young people.
We are seeking an efficient,