London weighting: £36.4k
Location: Flexible - home-based, office-based (in Stratford or Cardiff) or hybrid
1 year FTC
Mind, is a mental health charity that exists to ensure no one has to face a mental health problem alone. They provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Mind campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Mind’s 2021-24 strategy sets the direction for their work for the long-term, and specific ambitions for the next three years. Minds strategic development priority areas are:
• Becoming a truly anti-racist organisation
• Supporting young people – with a focus on trauma
• Fighting for the mental health of people in poverty
Mind won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.
Purpose and Scope for the Network Investment Senior Officer Role
Sitting within our newly formed Community Programmes team, this role will work as part of a team to ensure that each fund is accessed, distributed, monitored and evaluated to a consistently high-standard and in line with Mind’s Network Investment Plan.
This is an exciting time to join the Community Programmes Team, you can be part of shaping and redesigning a new way of working to ensure everyone is working towards Mind’s strategy.
About the role:
- Support a wide range of investments effectively, including setting up and delivering investment processes that align with Mind’s approach for a range of funds
- Proactively manage relationships with a range of grant recipients and external stakeholders
- Provide support to Local Minds and other delivery partners where necessary
- Responsible for and contribute to the setting up and maintaining of grant reporting
- Ensure grant work reaches across diverse communities
We would like to hear from you if you:
- Are aligned with Mind’s purpose and values
- Have proven grant and budget management experience
- Have experience of establishing and managing complex partnerships and relationships
How to Apply
Please submit your CV and a supporting statement.
Your statement should be up to 2 pages long (no more than 900 words), answering the following questions:
1. What is your motivation and connection to work for Mind and this role specifically?
2. From what you know about the opportunity, what skills and experience in Grant Giving/Funding would you bring that will enable you to be successful in this role?
Mind welcome all applicants and are keen to ensure their team to reflect the diversity of the UK and the communities they serve. They would like to encourage applications from disabled, LGBT and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.
For more information about the role, please find the job description via this link: Job description
Closing Date: Sunday 2nd January 2022 at 23.59hrs