Nottingham College

External Funding Officer

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£24,081 to £28,000 per annum
28 Jul 2021
14 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access To NEST Pension Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


  • Varied Nottingham College Campuses


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External Funding Officer JD

Values & Behaviours

This is an exciting opportunity to join our External Funding Team and support over £5m of funded project activity and contribute to the ongoing growth of our external funding portfolio through providing excellent service to internal and external customers.

The post will complete and submit funding claims across a range of projects, monitor performance and ensure compliance with funding body requirements. Applicants should have strong administrative skills, be numerate and demonstrate outstanding attention to detail. A high level of proficiency in using a range of software packages (Microsoft suite, including SharePoint and Teams) is required to effectively carry out the role. 

Agile working is available for this role, with a blend of home and campus based working. Experience of Further Education and/or grants such as the European Social Fund would be an advantage.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process. 

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact James Swift at

Interviews/assessments are planned for 20th of August 2021.

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.


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