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Grants Manager

The Portal Trust (formerly Sir John Cass’s Foundation) is looking for a full time Grants Manager to help implement their new vision and associated grants strategy. The Grants Manager will join us at an exciting time in our 300 year history – in 2021 we changed our name and have relaunched as The Portal Trust.

The Portal Trust is one of London's oldest and largest education charities. It supports education for young people in inner London through its grant programmes for individuals, schools and organisations, and its support for a number of institutions to which it has historical ties, including two schools in London of which it is Trustee. The Trust provides in excess of £5 million of educationally linked grants and in kind support per year derived from an investment portfolio of circa £190 million.

Through building and developing effective relationships you will lead the Trust’s grants team in one of the oldest endowed educational grant making charities within the City of London. Building on the Trust’s position as a key contributor to educational policy, practice and research, you will work very closely with key partners to meet the evolving educational needs of London’s young people.

Through your management style, interpersonal skills, energy, enthusiasm and versatility, you will be required to drive through a new era in the Trust’s strategic grant development plans working closely with the Chief Executive and Grants Team.

You must have a demonstrable track record of successful contributions to organisation and the ability to adapt, implement and deliver innovative solutions to enhance the Foundation’s grant giving capability.

Salary: £45,000 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting)
Location:
City of London (the post holder will be able to work from the office and at home by arrangement)
Hours:
Full Time (9.30am – 6pm)
Term:
Permanent

Closing date: Friday 4th June 2021 at 12pm.

Please note that this post will be subject to a six-month probationary period and a two-month notice period.

To download a copy of the applicant brief including the Job Description and Person Specification please see below. Please also complete this Diversity monitoring form as part of your application.

Please email your CV and covering letter highlighting how you meet the profile requirements to annedance@portaltrust.org

Application documents

Click here to download the Grants Manager Job Description.

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