Grants Manager

  • The Football Association of Wales
  • Wales, UK
  • 03 Aug, 2022
Full time Charity Leadership & Management

Job Description

The FAW has committed to prioritise the needs of grassroots football and to invest significant capital funding into inspirational and fit for purpose grassroots facilities - a target of £50m has been set for the next 5 years. 

To administer this funding by way of capital grants, a specialist facilities investment and advice services will be established by the FAW Trust that will include an efficient and highly skilled team of staff who will provide the facilities expertise needed and robust grants management ensuring the funding effectively reaches grassroots facilities.

Working with the FAW, this service will be provided by a remodelled and rebranded FAW Trust that will be:  

  • Accountable to the FAW for football capital funding, delivering the FAW remit and requirements, as well as a services for other funders, all in context with the objectives of the FAW ‘Our Wales’ Strategy and agreed key performance indicators. 
  • A central player and member of the FAW family, whilst also functioning as a an efficient and effective, separate governance and delivery model. It will benefit from the FAW’s extensive systems, resources and profile, managed through robust Partnership Service Agreements. 

The organisation aims to be a successful and well-respected distributor of grants ensuring efficient, effective investment in sustainable, equitable, fit for purpose facilities alongside the provision of facilities advice and support.

The Grants Manager will be responsible for managing grant programmes, application processes, panels, contractual agreements and post offer processes and payments as well as providing technical advice. Programmes will range from small grants, capital-related revenue funding, ground and stadia improvements, to larger capital projects and some major schemes.