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We’re recruiting a Grants and Social Investment Officer – NOW CLOSED

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 in Blog





Salary £25,000 (pro rata)
2.5 days per week (flexible)
Based in central York

The Friends Provident Foundation is looking for an experienced project manager to become our first Grants and Social Investment Officer. This role will to help support relationships with the many organisations we currently fund. You will help assess proposals, review projects as well as maintain close links with our partners.


You will need to have demonstrable project management experience, be sharply analytical, highly organised, have excellent written and verbal skills and a real commitment to addressing fundamental social issues. Experience and understanding of the ‘not for profit’ sector is essential. Knowledge and understanding of ethical issues relating to financial systems or the economy would be an advantage. Balancing the ability to work independently with effective team work will be key to success at the Foundation.


The post is based in York but the post holder would be expected to travel within the UK from time to time. The post is for 2.5 days per week; flexible working arrangements are available.


We welcome applicants from all age groups and backgrounds with a commitment to equality of opportunity.

  • Grants and Social Investment Officer Application pack

You can telephone on 01904 629675 if you would like an informal conversation about the roles, or to request a hard copy of the packs.

The interviews for short-listed candidates will be held weeks commencing 8 August 2016 and w/c 15 August 2016.


The closing date for applications for this post was 4th August 2016.



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