Grants and Development Manager

Job Ref: St. Stephen’s Green Trust
Type: Full Time, Permanent, subject to funding. A 4-day week will be considered
Location: The Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylor’s Lane, Dublin 8 / Hybrid
Salary: €50,848 to €64,038, guided by the Civil Service Higher Executive Officer rate
Closing Date: No Longer Accepting Applications

Full Description

About St Stephens Green Trust (SSGT)

St Stephen’s Green Trust (SSGT) is an independent social justice grant-maker that works across the island of Ireland. It’s primary purpose is to make grants to organisations to allow them to effect positive social change in areas which trustees deem to be critical.

SSGT believes supporting advocacy and activism to achieve social change is the best use of independent funding and this forms the basis of their strategic philanthropy. They aim to work in solidarity with grantees in a way which respects their dignity and leadership in the causes they fund.

SSGT commits to effective stewardship of the funds entrusted to them by donors. In the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, SSGT has strategic goals focused on supporting groups operating in the criminal justice sector, working with Travellers, people in the international protection process and grassroots peacebuilding in Northern Ireland.

About the Role

SSGT is now seeking to recruit an experienced and skilled Grants and Development Manager. The person will join a small and highly impactful team to support the implementation of SSGT’s engaged, relational and outcomes driven approach to strategic philanthropy. SSGT has a strong commitment to the monitoring, evaluation and learning processes of projects and programmes and the new Grants and Development Manager will be fully immersed in all aspects of this. They will identify, develop, manage, and lead grants programmes and partnerships that contribute to SSGT’s strategic goals. They will actively contribute to the strategic advocacy objective of the organisation.

This role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, innovative and flexible grant -maker to be an integral part of a small social justice organisation focused on social change.

To succeed in this role, you will have a minimum five years’ experience in grant-making including strategy development, grantee due-diligence, grant monitoring, evaluation and reporting. You will have a community, voluntary or philanthropic background. You will have an analytical problem-solving approach and be versatile when working on multiple projects. adapting to change or course direction. You will have strong decision making, and critical judgment skills and you will have excellent attention to detail, particularly in written form. Your commitment to human rights, equality and social justice will be evident. You will be a people person skilled in engaging with statutory and civil society organisations.

If you are a skilled grant-maker, flexible and creative in your approach and want to actively participate in programmes that impact positively on the lives of others, while working within a small team and sharing the values of SSGT, we would love to hear from you!

APPLICATION DETAILS:

Please email [email protected] for the full job description, candidate information pack, and application details for this role. Please use the job title Grants and Development Manager SSGT, as the subject of your email.

The recruitment campaign for the role of Grants and Development Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of SSGT by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

Closing Date: 3pm – Thursday 19th May 2022