Grants Coordinator, Great Ormond Street Hospital
Closes: 31 December 2018
The Grants Coordinator plays a valuable and essential role in the Grants team at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, and we are looking to recruit someone on a fixed term basis to take up this position as a maternity cover.
Working in a fast-paced team, providing a broad range of administrative support across all aspects of the Grants team, this role is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is interested in pursuing a career in grant management whilst having the opportunity to work with a variety of fundraising teams across the charity.
About the Team
The Grants team report directly into the Director of Grants and Impact. The team are responsible for ensuring we have robust funding mechanisms to determine best use of charitable funding, providing support to fundraising teams with information on the exciting projects the charity funds and for monitoring and evaluating projects and programmes of work funded by the charity.
You will have solid and demonstrable administration experience gained from working in a busy office environment. You will also have strong organisational skills and attention to detail, as well as experience of multi-tasking and leading on several administrative projects at the same time.
The ideal candidate is someone who has:
- A positive, ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to take initiative
- Excellent customer service skills both on the telephone and face-to-face
- The ability to remain calm and positive in a busy and sometimes demanding environment
About the Charity
Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential.
Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
Please refer to the full job description below for more information.
How to Apply
Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 31 December
Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, we hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies in the future.