Head of Grants (Programmes and Impact) .
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is currently seeking a Head of Programmes & Impact to oversee the UK wide delivery of its grant-funded programmes and the organisation’s evidencing of and reporting on impact.
AHF is a leading heritage charity founded in 1976 to help charities and social enterprises across the UK find solutions for vulnerable historic buildings. We do this by offering advice, grants and loans.
Position: Head of Programmes and Impact
Location: Flexible but required in London office 2/3 days per week and regular travel across the UK
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: circa £50,000 per annum plus 8% pension contributions
Closing date: 24th June 2019
Interviews will take place in: early July 2019
About the role:
The Head of Programmes & Impact is a new and key role for the organisation. The post-holder will be responsible for managing the UK country leads, supporting the CEO with fundraising for the organisation and managing evidence gathering and reporting on the impact of the AHF and the projects it supports. Specific responsibilities will include ensuring the accuracy of, and overseeing the delivery of, UK grant funded programmes and subsequent financial reporting, as well as being an integral member of the Senior Management Team, aiming for seamless processes between teams and helping foster collaborative working.
Alongside the CEO, the post-holder will manage key relationships with stakeholders and contribute to professional working groups and those activities supported by a number of National Organisations, trusts and foundations, as well as developing new relationships with potential partners and funders to deliver the organisation’s strategic objectives.
In addition, your challenge will be to oversee evaluation and impact reporting for our programmes, inputting new ideas for improving the quality of reporting and processes to achieve accurate and easy to read reports for wide ranging audiences. The postholder will coordinate the grants decision-making process, including the work of the Grants Panel.
We are looking for an experienced senior manager with a track record of attracting and managing diverse funding streams that address heritage, economic and social outcomes. Financial acumen is key, with experience of reporting financials for various audiences. Leading and motivating a geographically dispersed team will be vital, so applicants must be able to demonstrate success in leading to achieve against strategic objectives. Candidates should have proven problem-solving skills with the ability to respond to unexpected demands; exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships to maintain a positive energy in moving projects towards a successful outcome.
Ideally candidates will have an understanding of governance issues in charities and social enterprise, and of course a demonstrable interest in, and commitment to, the AHF’s mission – to help deliver a sustainable future for historic buildings throughout the UK through community enterprise.
In accordance with our commitment to promote equality of opportunity and diversity across all of our areas of work, we particularly welcome applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, disabled people and younger people, who are currently under-represented within AHF.
You may have experience of the following: Head of Grants, Head of Programmes and Impact, Head of Programmes, Senior Manager, Senior Project Manager, Senior Programme Manager, Stakeholder Manager, Relationship Manager, Partnerships Manager, Head of Impact and Evaluation, Project Lead, Programme Manager, Operations Manager, Fundraising Director, Head of Reporting, Reporting Manager, Data Analyst, Head of Data, Fundraising Manager, Director of Fundraising, Head of Fundraising, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, Funding etc.