Big Lottery Funding Manager, Humber

Deadline 12th November

Starting salary: £30k – £35k

Permanent Full Time, 37 hours pw

Location: Yorkshire and the Humber: Humber

About the role

Funding Managers are responsible for co-ordinating the whole lifecycle of the grant- making (pre-application, assessment, decision making, grant management, and learning), across a geographical area, placing communities at the heart of what Big Lottery  do. You will ensure that funding responds to the local context, and challenge yourself and your team to continually improve the way BIG works.

You will build and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders in the area you cover and increase impact by bringing people together and influencing others.

You will be responsible for decision-making, budgeting, risk management, and ensuring that funding is delivered to a high standard.

You will have a small dispersed team of Funding Officers to manage, ensuring high levels of performance and being a role model for others. You will have excellent people management skills and be able to coach, inspire and empower staff, creating a constructive and positive working environment.

Your project management skills will be equally strong, with an ability to delegate when necessary, and your decision-making will be informed by robust analysis and critical assessment. You will deliver excellent customer service and use feedback to improve what they do, whilst also drawing on your own learning and experience.

If you would like to speak to someone about the role please contact Abdou Sidibe, Head of Funding at

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