Location
UK flexible location
Job Function
Fundraising
Salary Details
circa £40,000 per annum pro rata
Contracted Hours Per Week
35
Careers Site Advertising End Date
21 Aug 2022

About The Role

Emergency Partnership Funding Manager
Location: UK Flexible
Hours : 35 hours per week
Contract type: 9 month fixed term contract
Salary : circa £40,000 per annum


Could you increase our Fundraising capability and capacity by identifying and nurturing key strategic partners to maximise funding opportunities to support the VCS Emergencies Partnership?

About the role…
As Funding Manager you will work closely with the funders and supporter engagement teams across all types of funding streams (institutional, corporate, trusts and foundations) in both the British Red Cross, and our core partners.

What will you be doing?

You will be responsible for driving our ambitious funding action plan by scoping out and identifying new funding opportunities, establishing new strategic funding relationships, maintaining and building on existing sources of funding and managing a pipeline and portfolio of potential and existing donors. This role will represent the VCS Emergencies Partnership team in dialogue and establishing good ways of working and practice to ensure we are getting the most out of our donor relationships.   

The person who will take on this role will be required to work on a fast-paced, quick turn around basis to deliver additional and long-term funding for the Emergencies Partnership

Key responsibilities of this role will include:
Collaborative working on funding opportunities, project development and matrix management of any donors, where relevant, to ensure coordinated approaches and ways of working

Navigating the complexities of the funding space and ensuring that engagement and a seasoned diplomatic and pragmatic approach are adopted at all times

Improve the quality of our donor intelligence, keeping abreast of evolving donor-specific, thematic and sector-wide policies, trends and identifying opportunities for the VCS Emergencies Partnership. Position the VCSEP to influence, apply for and secure funding grants that match our ambitious goals

Developed large, complex and targeted funding proposals in collaboration with teams from across the partnership to meet funders’ requirements for project outcomes, budgets, monitoring and evaluation and reporting procedures

About VCSEP
The Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership was formed with the aim of improving the coordination of national and local response by the sector efforts before, during and after emergencies. 
 
Right now we are responding to and recovering from the evolving Covid-19 crisis, but our long-term goal is to establish a legacy that can be scaled up and down in times of local or national emergencies. 

The VCSEP is committed to a clear set of equality principles and is taking an equitable and inclusive approach to everything we do. We’re seeking new members of the team who will prioritise equality, diversity and inclusion and who bring a diversity of expertise and/or have lived experience of working with protected characteristics including race, religion, disability, sex and sexual orientation.

Closing date for applications is 23.59 on Sunday 21st August 2022 with interviews to follow shortly thereafter. Please note that due to the urgent nature of this role it may close before the advertised closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. 

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. 

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. 

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