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Grants Management Support Assistant (1-year placement)

Sport England


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Sport England as a Grants Management Support Assistant and embark on a dynamic placement year shaping the future of sports funding


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Loughborough, UK

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In-person- Loughborough United Kingdom

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Sport England is a forward-thinking organization dedicated to fostering diversity, promoting equality, and combatting discrimination in the sports sector. Known for its vibrant work culture, Sport England is committed to creating opportunities for sports and physical activity for everyone, making it an inspiring place to work.

  • Opportunity to contribute to Grant Management projects and the development of new funding programmes.
  • Process funding applications and support awardees during your placement year.
  • Tailored duties that align with your academic interests, potentially including audit, compliance, or fraud management.
  • Legal eligibility to work in the UK is required.
  • Undergraduate students at least two years into their degree and seeking an industry placement year are welcome to apply.
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, teamwork, excellent time management, and self-motivation are essential.
  • Competitive salary of £21,416 per annum plus a generous benefits package.
  • Create an account and apply online by 24th March 2024.
  • Interviews will take place between 10th and 12th April 2024.
  • The placement runs from 2nd September 2024 to 31st August 2025.

The organisation - Sport England is an exciting organisation that recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

The role - The Grants Management Support Assistant is a full-time role (36 hours per week) based in our Loughborough office. This is a 1-year fixed-term contract for university students completing a placement year as part of their degree, not a graduate position. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be involved in contributing to specific Grant Management projects, contributing to the development of new funding programmes, processing funding applications as part of the business support team, and supporting awardees and collecting / reporting on project progress. Specific duties can be tailored to the interests or studies of the student and could include work in the areas of audit, project compliance or fraud management.

Job requirements - You must be legally able to work in the UK as this is a paid placement. You must be at least two years into your undergraduate degree and looking for a placement in industry before returning to university to study for the final year of your course. Required competencies include strong communication skills – written and verbal, good attention to detail, ability to work well alone and as part of a team, excellent time management demonstrating ability to prioritise, and enthusiasm and self motivation for the role.

Benefits - The role offers a salary of £21,416 per annum plus a generous benefits package.

Application details - To apply, you will first need to create an account before clicking on 'Apply for this job'. Applications close on 24th March 2024 with interviews scheduled for 10th -12th April 2024. The placement dates are from 2nd September 2024 – 31st August 2025.


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