Arts Council England Jobs as Senior Officer, Grant Process Design (IC18) at England,UnitedKingdom 2022

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About the job

Contract: Permanent, working 35 hours per week (The Arts Council also recognises the benefit of flexible working as a valued part of the way we work, and welcome applications from individuals who require flexibility)

Salary: £32,615 per annum plus benefits including a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave, and flexible and hybrid working.

Location: Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham, Cambridge, Brighton or Bristol (The role will be based at any Arts Council office; however, we are operating a hybrid way of working and support our staff to make use of remote working options when combined with regular on-site contact days with other members of the team, normally 1-2 days a week)

Arts Council England is recruiting for a permanent Senior Officer, Grant Process Design. The role sits within the Project Funding team in the Investment Centre, which oversees the design and delivery of the Arts Council’s project-based funding programmes including Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants and our Development Funds.

The Senior Officer, Grant Process Design plays a key role in the design, development and practical implementation of end-to-end grant making processes that support the delivery of the Arts Council’s strategy. In addition, the postholder is responsible for the proactive ongoing review of our existing grant processes, and for implementing innovative improvements in response to changing business needs.

Your day-to-day responsibilities would include:

  • Designing and adapting the grant management system workflows to deliver funding programmes
  • Translating programme requirements into efficient and effective end-to-end processes
  • Ensuring that funding programme processes adhere to the appropriate policies, procedures, and governance and regulatory frameworks
  • Providing responsive, ad-hoc advice on grant-making queries for staff across the organisation

The Senior Officer, Grant Process Design will be expected to understand their role in delivering on the organisation’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. They should be able to understand complex business processes and their interdependencies and the impact of these on delivering systems changes, enhancements, and developments. Advanced IT skills, the ability to use grant management systems and excellent communication skills are a must.

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Maria Crossan, Senior Manager, Project Funding via email at: [email protected]

Equality Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Arts Council are committed to building an inclusive employer and workplace and recruiting a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve. However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, we welcome you to apply for a role at Arts Council.

Disabled, D/deaf and/or neurodivergent people, and those from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse backgrounds are underrepresented in our workforce so we particularly encourage applications from people in these groups.

About us:

Arts Council offers a range of benefits to our employees including hybrid and flexible working, a generous annual leave allowance and the Arts Council Retirement Plan – a final salary scheme. To find out more, click here.

We believe our recruitment process should be inclusive and transparent. Find out what to expect with our application guidance and more about our commitment to diversity on our website here.

To view the recruitment pack please click here

Job ref: IC18

Closing date: 9am Friday 23 September 2022

1ST Interview: 5 and 6 October 2022

2ND interviews – w/c 17 October 2022

If you require any documentation in an alternative format, please contact [email protected]

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