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Programme Development and Funding Manager

We are recruiting for a Programme Development and Funding Manager to support partners in the Eurasia Middle East region, working across the programme funding cycle, for both development and humanitarian work.

LOCATION Home based/London
CONTRACT TYPE Permanent
APPLY BY 12-Nov-2021
SALARY RANGE £38,000 - £41,000
WORKING PATTERN Flexible
WEEKLY HOURS Flexible

The post-holder will support Age International to build relations and secure funding from institutional donors, and we are particularly looking for candidates with experience working with UK and/or European trusts and foundations. The post-holder will also act as a focal point for one of Age International’s strategic areas of focus, helping to share and promote learning across the organisation, and with our partners.

This is a ‘hybrid role’ – currently working from home but with a phased return to office in 2022 (min one day in office per week).

Please note that this role is currently a 31.5 hour (90% pro rata) role - which will be reviewed in April 2022. As part of our organisational commitment to flexible working, Age International will work with the successful applicant to agree how their working hours are spread across the working week. Whilst employees will be able to work from the office full-time, they will only be required to be in the office one day per week.

Person specification 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • A good understanding of international development, and commitment to the values and work of Age International, and the wider HelpAge network
  • Demonstrable experience of working with institutional donors, trusts and foundations.
  • Able to manage multiple and complex tasks, and to work under pressure in a deadline-focused environment.
  • Experience of designing and developing project proposals, securing institutional funds, and providing reports to donors.
  • Experience of supporting the development and implementation of fundraising strategies.
  • A firm commitment to support and strengthen Age International’s efforts to mainstream gender in all areas of its work.
  • Fluency in English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Pay & Benefits

  • Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave (pro rata) + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
  • Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, Simply Health cashback plan and EAP.
  • Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
  • Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest free
  • Discount on Gym Membership and Go Sweat Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.
  • You Did It Awards – recognition awards from £100-250.

For a full list of benefits please click here to visit the website of our parent charity, Age UK.

Additional Information

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity.We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time. Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

Interviews for this role are currently scheduled for the week commencing 22nd November.

How to apply

For more information about the role, take a look at the job description and person specification.

Programme Development and Funding Manager (134kb) 

Clicking the button below will take you to the website of our parent charity, Age UK, to apply for the role.

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Last updated: Dec 07 2021

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