Community Projects and Funding Officer

Sevenoaks, Kent
£32,830 - £35,826
10 Oct 2018
22 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Funding Officer to join our dynamic Communities & Business Team.  We are looking for a self-motivated and organised person to manage the Council’s community grant schemes, identify funding opportunities and write funding bids to drive forward targeted community projects.

With a proven track record for managing performance, you will also work closely with our key partners, such as leisure providers, to monitor financial and outcome targets and ensure excellent levels of service for our residents.

You must be confident to advise and support external partners, including community groups, voluntary sector organisations and Town/Parish Councils.  As a key point of contact for partners, you will build and co-ordinate strong partnerships to drive outcomes for communities and services. 

You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to write reports at a strategic level for senior manages and Members.  You must have an excellent attention to detail and be used to providing clear reasoned advice to decision makers.  If you are a creative and logical thinker who can drive partnerships and performance, are passionate about supporting communities and delivering excellent customer services, then we would love you hear from you.

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Hayley Brooks, Head of Housing & Health on 01732 227272.

Interview Date: 31st October 2018

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