Grants and Contracts Manager


  • Job type:Permanent
  • Hours:Full Time
  • Salary:£38,000 – £42,000
  • Level:Mid-Senior
  • Deadline:19 Oct 2021

Grants and Contract Manager will support the Head of Finance & Operations and lead on various grant, bursaries and non-grant programmes ensuring that projects fall within budget, are contracted in a timely manner and subsequently monitored. They will work collaboratively across the organisation to ensure that funders’ requirements are met.

Key responsibilities:

Grants Contracts and Bursaries Management

  • In collaboration with delivery teams, develop appropriate schemes, guidelines, funding programmes, application and assessment forms for the fund.
  • Work closely with the delivery team to regularly inform fund priorities and processes.
  • Managing finance process for grants commissioning rounds and tenders.
  • Collate the assessment of applications to the funds, reviewing project budgets and cash flow summaries, financial assessment and presenting recommendations to the relevant decision panel or delivery managers.
  • Manage master templates of grants and bursaries contracts with regular reviews.
  • Issue and manage grant contracts ensuring that these are legally sound and are linked with deliverables and are in line with the company procurement policy.
  • Preparing weekly journals for new commitments, adjustments and fall-ins including supporting documents, processing claims and payments.
  • Preparing monthly grants cash flow forecasting from grants system.
  • Ensuring projects are within budget and are processed in a timely manner.
  • Work with other colleagues in ScreenSkills to monitor grants, including appropriate outcomes and reporting regimes and authorise grant payments.
  • Work with other colleagues in ScreenSkills to maintain effective customer focused relationships with the grant recipients.
  • Work closely with delivery and finance team to develop an effective grants and contracts process, ongoing evaluation and continual improvement of the process.
  • Work closely with Bursaries team to effectively manage finance process for bursaries including guide and process.

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