Grants Case Manager - Public Sector - Kilkenny

Location Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary Up to €48000 per annum
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Laura Craughwell
Job reference 6362_1582212278

Job description

Grants Case Manager - Public Sector - Kilkenny

Grafton Recruitment is currently seeking to recruit a Case Load Manager / Development Coordinator to take up a position with my client, a prominent public sector organisation. Based in their Kilkenny offices, this position will be offered as a 12 month contract, with a strong possibility of extension upon completion.

The Role:

The purpose of this role will be to take responsibility for the provision of business mentoring to childcare providers to examine financial viability/sustainability and governance and to provide clear guidance in terms of evaluating a business model and providing clear actions plans for the way forward.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering training and tailored supports to a caseload of County Committees throughout the country with a specific focus on sustainability, governance and crisis management issues

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary point of contact for an identified caseload of organisations
  • Implement a case management process that profiles organisations and analyses capacity in terms of management, governance and finances.
  • In collaboration with local agencies including the City/County Committees identify appropriate supports to develop and improve sustainable quality service provision
  • Provide business mentoring, support and coaching to organisations through a variety of mediums - on-site visits, workshops, clinics and training events
  • Provide feedback on the outcome of appraisals of applications, or strategic/business/annual plans as and when required
  • Ensure good lines of communication are maintained and that issues raised by organisations and service providers are promptly and professionally dealt with
  • Support networking, exchange of good practice, and support the development of organisations through wider linkages networking opportunities etc.
  • Identify and provide feedback regarding identified risks and trends and make recommendations regarding supports and training requirements and how issues can be addressed or prevented
  • Assist in the collection, collation and analysis of monitoring data arising from the support, appraisal and performance monitoring processes
  • Identify and develop good practice case studies on organisations
  • Produce formal reports and analysis at the appropriate stages of the appraisal process
  • Manage and maintain the appraisal file ensuring that all relevant information is written up and communicated clearly and effectively at each stage of the process
  • Undertake reviews of Appeals of Funding decisions submitted by organisations
  • Liaise with local City/County Committees and other key stakeholders to support organisations

Interested applicants will meet the following requirements

  • Relevant Third Level qualification (e.g. Degree) in business, finance, community development or equivaleKnowledge of workings of the community/voluntary/public sector in particular in the early years and young people sector
  • Experience in providing business mentoring
  • Experience in evaluating business models, financial viability and developing business / actions plans
  • Strong understanding and experience of non for profit organisations / community organisations
  • Experience in implementing strategies to improve board governance, financial and organisational management and to manage conflicts/disputes
  • Experience in evaluating applications for funding or annual / strategic plans
  • Experience in the delivery of training and supports in the community / voluntary and/or statutory sectors
  • Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, programme databases and SharePoint portals
  • Experience and proficiency in Customer Relations Management (CRM) systems
  • Drivers licence & provision of car for business purposes is essential

A salary in the region of €48,000 along with benefits will be on offer to the successful candidate.

The closing date for applications is Friday February 28th 2020.

To be considered, please send a copy of your cv for immediate review to Laura Craughwell at Grafton Recruitment via the enclosed link.

Why use Grafton?

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