BVSC, Closing date: 15 July 2022

To provide administrative assistance to the Household Support Fund project. To provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external stakeholders. To take responsibility for ensuring that administrative processes run smoothly.

Job Title: Grants Administrator
Salary: SCP 22 – 25 (£21,964 - £23,791)
Responsible to: Senior Grants & Relationships Manager
Location: Fully remote
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Duration: Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2023

Grants Administrator

Are you an experienced administrator with excellent data handling skills?

Do you have excellent organisational skills and experience of handling sensitive and confidential data?

We are looking for a Grants Administrator who has the ability to provide excellent administrative assistance to the Grants team. The role will involve ensuring that incoming and outgoing email correspondence are handled and processed appropriately, answering general queries about the project and accurately taking and relaying messages.

The postholder will ensure that all appropriate documentation is made available, and is in line with GDPR, as well as providing secretariat support to external on-line and in-person meetings as and when required. You should have strong IT skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and have a positive and solutions-focused attitude. We are looking for candidates who can communicate effectively with colleagues, as well as external contacts.

Working for BVSC

BVSC is proud to provide a place to work in which staff feel valued and motivated. Our talented and committed staff team are provided with competitive terms and conditions, and a supportive, flexible, friendly working environment.

Our organisation’s culture is underpinned by our 4 core vales – Commitment, Collaboration, Inclusion and Integrity. These values are demonstrated in the work of our staff team, who are integral to the achievement of our mission to support and advocate for a vibrant, resilient voluntary sector in Birmingham.

Terms and conditions
• 35 hour working week.
• 29 days annual leave a year
• 5% pension contribution with life insurance

Work-life balance

• Hybrid working, allowing staff to divide their working hours between our city centre office and their home
• Flexible working arrangements available for staff,
• A flextime system is in place for staff
• We offer up to 7 days paid leave per year for undertaking voluntary work or public duties
• We provide generous maternity and paternity pay

Staff development

• We support staff to undertake training and development, providing funding and time off for study

Values based approach

• We take a values led approach to the full employee journey including values based interview, and values based supervision and appraisals


• We offer free access to a range of wellbeing platforms
• BVSC offers all employees a suite of wellbeing support

We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate the following BVSC organisational values:

Commitment: Making a positive difference through passion, innovation and social action
Collaboration: Connecting people and organisations to work together to improve lives
Inclusion: Empowering and involving everyone in creating a fair and equitable Birmingham
Integrity: Building trust through delivering excellent outcomes

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all staff. From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do.

We strongly encourage suitably experienced applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join BVSC.
We encourage applicants to think creatively about how they can meet the requirements of the role and person specification if there are essential criteria you do not meet, so please describe this in your application. We are looking for talented individuals who align with our values and support our mission – there are no barriers to how you demonstrate this.

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Closing date for applications – Friday 15th July at 10am.
Interviews to take place – Wednesday 27th July.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

To apply for this role, please send your CV to [email protected]