Senior External Funding Manager

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Senior External Funding Manager

Barnsley College has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Senior External Funding Manager to join the Business Development team. The successful candidate will earn £38,956 per annum.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding college, taking on a new and exciting position.

Role Requirements

Educated to degree level or above or have relevant work experience in bid writing.
Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
Experience of planning and leading major bidding rounds.
Familiarity with ESF /ESFA tendering opportunities.
Experience of procuring for subcontractors/partnerships for delivery programmes.
Ability to multi-task.
Proven ability to work as part of a team.
Close attention to detail.
Ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines.
Role Responsibilities

Identify external funding opportunities to ensure the College meets its annual income target for projects and other relevant budget lines.
Lead on the planning and the production of bids, both revenue and capital, for the College across a wide range of funding streams (i.e. SFA, EFA, ESF, ERDF, DWP or any other appropriate funding streams and/or business opportunities).
Produce risk analysis for new funding opportunities to assist the bidding decision making
Gain buy-in from key stakeholders from different business areas, internally and externally, to ensure timely input into bid submissions and deadlines are met.
Ensure tenders and business proposals meet all relevant specifications; are in line with the most recent research available and best practice; and are compliant with funder requirements.
Actively network and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders and partners to secure partners as required for tenders and proposals.
Lead on the procurement of subcontracting / partnerships with external organisations for delivery provision .
Support the Head of Business Development in the development of Apprenticeship Levy proposals.
Ensure that all employer Apprenticeship contracts are performance managed and quality assured.
Regularly liaise with service colleagues to ensure that regular information, reports and data are provided.
Provide a professional service to internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure that service colleagues, in particular the Compliance Team, understand their responsibilities relating to reporting and audit requirements of funding agencies.

Barnsley College put our students at the heart of everything we do. Our outstanding, passionate staff are always striving for excellence and this positive culture has a real impact on the aspirations of our students.

We encourage all our staff and students to dream big and we are proud to say that studying at Barnsley College helps to inspire our learners and transform their lives.

Our vision, purpose, values and strategic priorities help to steer the college and ensure that our focus is on helping our students to achieve the very best.

Why should you apply?

The successful candidate will receive 47 days annual leave entitlement (including bank and public holidays).
Access to the Local Government Pensions Scheme.
A commitment to support job related training and development and access to a range of other staff benefits.
Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from DBS.

If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

Keywords: Senior External Funding Manager, Academic Environment, External Revenue, Funding, Business Development, Business Development Team
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