BVSC, Closing date: 8 July

To work with the Senior Grants & Relationships Manager to manage the delivery of the Household Support Fund (HSF) grant-giving activity. To effectively manage commissioned partners to deliver appropriate assessment and application processes with eligible cohorts.

Job Title: HSF Grants & Relationship Manager
Salary: SCP 35 to 37 (£32,324 to £34,110 pro rata per annum)
Responsible to: Senior Grants & Relationships Manager
Location: Fully remote
Hours of work: 35 per week
Duration: Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2023


HSF Grants & Relationships Manager

Do you have excellent relationship management skills?
Do you have a proven track-record of contract management and project coordination, and have a positive and solutions-focused attitude?

We are looking for a HSF Grants & Relationships Manager. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with partner organisations and key stakeholders, oversee daily applications activity and monitor levels of demand, liaise with Birmingham City Council and the Senior Grants & Relationships Manager to review, and plan work, outputs, priorities, and provide monitoring and performance reports as requested by Birmingham City Council. The post holder should have experience in building and maintaining partnerships across sectors, motivating partners and key stakeholders to achieve objectives. The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, as well as ability to effectively manage multiple work streams. We are looking for candidates who can work collaboratively and constructively within a team setting.


Working for BVSC

BVSC is committed to developing a place to work in which staff feel valued and motivated. In order to do this, we aim to provide competitive terms and conditions, and to nurture a supportive, friendly working environment.

Basic terms and conditions

• 35 hour working week.
• 29 days annual leave a year, rising to 32 days with length of service.
• 5% pension contribution with life insurance.

Work-life balance

• Hybrid and Flexible working.
• A flextime system is in place for most staff.
• We offer innovative paid leave for undertaking voluntary work or public duties.
• We provide generous maternity and paternity pay.

Staff development

• We are committed to supporting staff to undertake training and development.
• We provide 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.

Wellbeing

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

Staff Participation

• BVSC is committed to involving staff and to a partnership approach with our recognised union, Amicus.
• We encourage staff to participate in our wellbeing and EDI groups.


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 8th July 2022 (by 10.00am)

Interviews to take place – Wednesday 15th July 2022

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