Grant Officers

  • Full time
  • £30,018
  • Bridge of Weir - PA11
  • Closing 10th January 2020


  • Advertised from 22nd November 2019
  • Hours per week: 35. Permanent.
  • VACREF/01086

Role

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for 2 driven and focused individuals to join the very successful and high performing Business Development and Fundraising Department as Grants Officers. Quarriers provides practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances across Scotland. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

The Grants Officer role will work within the Grants Team to help transform the lives of the people supported by Quarriers by writing compelling, concise and convincing proposals to, and managing relationships with, a range of funders, including governmental bodies, lottery distributors, trusts and foundations, in order to maximise income for existing and new Quarriers services;

You will also work collaboratively with the wider Business Development and Fundraising Department to provide mutual support as necessary and to optimise opportunities for developing Quarriers’ business through synergies between grants and tenders.

The successful candidate has a number of key objectives and accountabilities including:

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge base of relevant grant making opportunities and an understanding of the broader funding landscape, to ensure Quarriers can make optimal use of all relevant grant funding.
  • Work closely with Operational colleagues to encourage a steady pipeline of eligible and completive service proposals, rooted in the person-centered and outcomes-driven approaches, upon which to base funding applications.

Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

The successful candidate must have a full driver’s license and access to own transport.

At Quarriers our staff are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing date: 10/01/2020