Job Title: Partnerships Officer
Location of work: Hybrid working pattern to be agreed
Salary: £31,644 - £37,602 per annum
Basis: Permanent, Full time (36 hours per week)
About the Role
Are you passionate about working with voluntary sector partners to respond to local needs? Do you have project management and grant giving experience? Reigate & Banstead Council are seeking to appoint a Partnerships Officer to facilitate, support and enable a robust voluntary sector.
Your role will involve delivering grant programmes, supporting VCS organisations, project management, evidencing impact, and undertaking strategic work with voluntary sector partners to address specific needs such as support for older people, debt advice and supporting wellbeing.
About the Person
With a proven track record in project work across the public and/or voluntary sectors you’ll also need to demonstrate knowledge and experience of:
- managing and delivering projects
- strong negotiating and influencing skills
- excellent written and verbal communication skills
- experience of developing and supporting partnership working with the voluntary sector
- experience of successfully delivering grant programmes and monitoring performance and impact
- the ability to analyse, interpret and present data, for example in funding bids and/or in progress reports
You will be well organised, with a problem solving approach, and able to deliver work to a deadline. Ideally, you will have experience of working in one or more of the following areas; local government, health or the voluntary sector.
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.
We provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership.
We are proud to support the guaranteed interview schemes for those meeting the essential criteria for the role, under the Disability Confident employer scheme for disabled candidates, and the ‘Veteran’s scheme’ for ex-armed forces candidates.
Closing date: Sunday 14th August 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 23rd August 2022
If you have any questions about the role, you can contact the Partnerships Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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