Ensuring that we effectively manage our investments and provide quality trust-based support to our funded partners is a critical aspect of our remit as a funder. The postholder will work across the organisation to encourage quality and consistency in how our investments are managed in line with our social change strategic goals. This role will work with all Impact and Investment staff to coordinate the approach to keeping policies relevant and up to date, to create training programmes and to maintain guidance documents.
Identify areas of inconsistencies, inefficiencies or gaps in current systems/policy/procedures and work with relevant Investment, Assurance, Technology and Finance teams to develop and implement improvements
Working with Investment, Assurance and Systems colleagues, provide technical assistance, guidance and rolling training to colleagues on funding processes to foster greater quality and consistency across the organisation
Working with the Investment Coordinators, develop feedback approaches by driving a culture of effective listening, drawing learning out and finding ways improve the experience of applicants and current funded partners.
Essential Education and Competencies:
Effective relationship builder, with strong emotional intelligence and experience of working in collaborative, cross organisational environments to facilitate conversations and alongside individuals and organisations with diverse perspectives
Inclusivity at Comic Relief
We recognise diversity and inclusion are a source of strength in achieving our mission. We therefore welcome everyone, trusting what makes us different brings creativity, styles and experiences to help us collectively do our best work. That’s regardless of your gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural identity. We especially welcome those from under-represented groups in modern grant-making and fundraising. We are on a journey, but if you join our team you will be part of a community that is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where we want you to:
Be valued for being yourself
Do your best work, and be supported to break down barriers so you can succeed
Be heard, respected, and treated as an equal, whatever your level, experience or background
Be part of a team that is committed to making this happen – with our colleagues, partners, and contributors.
Comic Relief is committed to preventing and protecting all people from harm in their interactions with us. We expect all those that act in our name to uphold our approach to doing no harm