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Job vacancy: Programmes Assistant

Job role: Programmes Assistant

12 months fixed-term (maternity cover) 

Starting salary: £24,046

Location: Birmingham 

Groundwork is a charity working locally and nationally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities.

We’re passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. We help people gain confidence and skills, get into training and work, protect and improve green spaces, lead more active lives and overcome significant challenges such as poverty, isolation, low skills and poor health.

We have a 12 month, fixed-term vacancy within our national Programmes and Partnerships team in Birmingham to administer grant management programmes, funded through a range of funders. The post holder will take an active role in managing grant programmes and supporting high profile partnerships, which contribute to Groundwork’s national visibility.

You will have a proven track record of administering grant programmes working with a range of public and private sector funders. With experience of grant application processes, working on databases, developing reports and answering queries online and on the phone.

If this opportunity excites you please download an application pack below.

Download Application Form

Download Job Description

Download Person Specification

Download Recruitment Letter

Please send completed application forms to or post to Groundwork UK, Lockside, 5 Scotland Street, Birmingham, B1 2RR no later than Wednesday 6 March at 12pm.

Closing date: Wednesday 6 March 2019 at 12pm.

Proposed Interview date: Tuesday 12 March 2019. 

No agencies please. Do not send CVs.