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FLAIR Programme Engagement Manager

  • £41573 - £44913 per annum

Hunter Merrifield are delighted to partner with The Royal Society to find a FLAIR Programme Engagement Manager. This is a fantastic brand-new role for somebody with a strong programme management background looking to develop their career. This is perfect for somebody who has ability to work autonomously and has the desire to mould this role as they see fit.

Job Title: FLAIR Programme Engagement Manager
Organisation: The Royal Society
Salary: £41,573.00 - £44,913.00
Contract: Full Time, FTC until July 2023
Location: London (Hybrid working - 2 days per week in the office)
Required: CV and Cover Letter
Closing Date: Rolling Close

Job Responsibilities

  • To conceive, plan and deliver a programme of training and networking support for 59 FLAIR Fellows in accordance with the Society's and Grants' strategic objectives and the needs of the African research and innovation community, ensuring it is relevant, accessible, and inclusive and has maximum impact
  • To undertake budget planning and be responsible for forecasting, controlling spend against budget, and authorising payments, and working with the Senior Manager on financial reports, budgeting, and forecasting
  • To work with other Royal Society Africa programme to capitalise on synergies between the programmes, and apply learning across Royal Society Africa programmes
  • To work with Senior Managers and Monitoring Evaluation and Learning team to oversee the management of information, monitor progress of programme cohort grants and the quality of outputs.


Experience and Qualities

  • Somebody with demonstrable experience in developing and managing career development
  • Proven programme management background
  • Produces results under pressure
  • Can work unsupervised and can motivate self
  • Contribute ideas and identifies opportunities to work with others and within the team and across the organisation
  • Experience of working with budgets


To find out more and to apply, please contact Ellen Lamer at Hunter Merrifield.

Along with The Royal Society, we want to practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

FUNDRAISING AND DONOR ADMINISTRATOR

  • £14 - £17 per hour

We are looking for a Fundraing/ Donor Administrator or a strong Adminitrator who has an interest in Individual Giving/ Fundrasing/Donor. With a lot of change within the team, we are low on resource at a critical time in our IG programme.

If you have a passion for helping all young people to fulfil their potential, and being able to deliver this through fundraising, and is enthusiastic about seeing the impact that their work has across the UK.

The role is either fully office based or hybrid with one working day at home- Holborn based

4 Months initially but could lead to something more longer term or permanent

We are looking for someone to work with our current Co-ordinator, with a passion for giving the very best experiences to donors, supporters or customers - from data accuracy to relevant, authentic thanking, and inspiring updates and appeals. You will have a curiosity around understanding what drives our donors, and will champion the importance of data capture, accuracy, stewardship and building great relationships. You will need to have an excellent handle on your time, and enjoy working collaboratively to keep projects on schedule.

The role has the following key aims:

  • To ensure that donation processing is accurate, efficient, fast, personal and friendly while adhering to Fundraising Regulator guidelines and own high standards of donor care

-This includes processing donations on our CRM with the highest level of accuracy, managing the batching within our processes, and handling any queries on payments

  • To ensure that thanking is relevant, accurate and prompt
  • To support the Individual Giving Manager in the planning, scheduling and implementation of appeals by post and email
  • Proof reading and supporting with copy and creative for appeals
  • To be an active member of the Development team in planning and gathering information, and working with staff, young musicians and consultants to improve and enhance the supporter experience
  • Accurately and efficiently enter data onto our CRM database, from supporter information to donations, communication preferences and gift aid declarations. Working within the administrative structure and processes set up between Development and Finance teams.
  • Thank donors promptly and accurately, managing your time to make sure that all tasks are completed in line with SLAs, ensuring that donors and enquirers have the very best experience .
  • Process debit/credit card and direct debit donations.
  • Support Head of Individual Giving in preparation of campaigns, inputting in the planning for appeals, scheduling and implementing plans

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

Fund /Grants Manager

  • £34000 - £34000

The Fund Manager will manage the newly-established Challenge Fund. This will encompass both the development of the fund and its ongoing management. This role will lead on the processing and shortlisting of applications, processing payments to successful applicants and developing ongoing relationships with fund awardees ensuring that all timeframes for the application and post-award cycle are adhered to.

Key Duties:

  • To manage the fund application process, acknowledging and keeping a record of all submitted applications (and all relevant background information per application) and ensuring that they are processed in a timely manner

  • To manage a portfolio of live Challenge Fund awardees and monitor and report their progress towards agreed targets to ensure adherence to the fund terms and focus

  • To serve as the main point of contact to deliver advice and guidance to prospective and current funding recipients (eligibility, policies and any other Q&A) and to manage relationships with multiple fund applicants/holders

  • To compile regular evaluation reports on: annual spend, number of applications, the type of applying organisations and progress of fund holders for a comprehensive evaluation of the fund’s impact on its overall aims and objectives

  • To coordinate meetings with the reviewers (Executive Team), providing background information on Final-stage applications and taking minutes from the decision - making meetings

  • To possess a thorough understanding of the eligibility criteria of the fund and all relevant internal processes

  • To lead on the planning, marketing and launching of the funding rounds of the Challenge Fund

  • To ensure the timely payments of all approved grants.

  • To maintain comprehensive records and an up-to-date overview of the funds annual budget and spend

Personal Specification:

  • Experience of working in a fund or grant management role, managing the process of awarding funds to successful applicants based on robust eligibility and assessment criteria

  • Experience of working in a team and liaising with multiple stakeholders to meet key deadlines

  • Experience of working in a process-driven environment preferably in a similar grant-giving team/organisation

  • Experience of processing multiple payments of significant sums of money

  • Experience of developing and managing external relationships

  • Exposure to the fund’s areas of interest e.g. underrepresented communities, STEM education, academic research methods desirable but not essential

  • Prior use of online fund/grant application portals e.g. Awardsforce

If you feel you fit the above criteria or would like more information on this role, please apply today.

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