Lead: Institutional Grants Finance #866

Hybrid, London UK
c. £55,000 - £57,500, depending on experience
08 Nov 2023
08 Dec 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Lead: Institutional Grants Finance #866

c. £55,000 - £57,500, depending on experience

Hybrid, London UK


Our partner focuses on women’s empowerment. They are seeking a talented individual to join their grants finance team, focussing on institutional funding.


  • Lead in managing all aspects of costing and developing budgets for donor proposals, including providing oversight and leadership to partners/stakeholders where the organisation is the lead implementing partner.
  • Working with country offices and other implementing partners providing clear guidance on expected submissions, and overseeing the quality and accuracy of their submissions.
  • Developing tools and resources for country programmes, covering budgets, narratives and donor compliance, regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Working with the finance and IT teams to develop tools and processes transitioning projects from the proposal to development stages.
  • Working with the programmes and fundraising team to analyse and track pipeline and successful bids.
  • Line management of staff.


  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of institutional funders, including USAID, FCDO, European governments and UN Agencies.
  • Experience in developing budgets for donor proposals for complex multi-year, multi-country projects, covering analysis and narratives.
  • Strong analysis, modelling and data analytics skills; experience in presenting this effectively to a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Advanced MSExcel skills.
  • Understanding and experience of project management within an international organisation, and experience of developing and refining budgeting and project management tools.
  • Team player, willing to take initiative and support the broader grants finance team.
  • Experience in line management, and in nurturing a positive work culture and environment.
  • Knowledge of French is desirable, not essential.
  • Strong affinity and support of the partner’s work.

This is a full-time, permanent role, with successful candidates requiring the right to work in the UK without a sponsorship. The partner offers hybrid work, with the individual being in the office in London 1-2 days/week.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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