Programme Grants Officer

We are currently recruiting to a Programme Grant Officer vacancy within the established Programmes & Partnerships team at Groundwork UK in Groundwork’s national office based in Birmingham.

This officer role will be within the Programmes team working on high profile programmes, specifically focused on grant administration. We are seeking someone with experience working on programmes that have an environmental focus; biodiversity, woodland or more general landscape schemes.

The post holder will be initially focused on one funded programme, working closely with the Programme coordinator and Manger on the setup of this new grant programme. It’s an exciting role and you will need to use your grant management skills, making assessments of funding applications, supporting the grant panel, awarding payments, project monitoring, reporting to the funder, undertaking your work using an online grant management system. You will carry out your duties with a high level of customer service, and be a team player who is quick to adapt to shifting priorities in a dynamic working environment.

Groundwork UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and offers flexible working arrangements and supportive, family friendly policies. We encourage people to think about whether they could fulfil this role working part time or in job share arrangements.

The Groundwork UK team is currently working at home in line with government recommendations. We expect to return to our office base in central Birmingham over the coming months


Starting salary: £28,453
29 days holiday entitlement
Flexi-time arrangements
Enhanced paid maternity leave
7.5% pension contribution
Travel loan scheme
Health cash plan through BHSF
Salary sacrifice benefits including childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme

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