Vacancy, Programme Officer, Connect Fund

Do you have the right skills, experience, and commitment to provide crucial back office support to Barrow Cadbury Trust’s Connect Fund?

The Trust is looking for a Programme Officer to provide administrative and logistical support to the Connect Fund programme.  The Connect Fund, previously known as the ‘Social Investment Infrastructure Fund’, is a £3 million fund which supports intermediaries and infrastructure organisations to make social investment work better for a wider range of charities and social enterprises.  The Trust was asked to partner Access, the Foundation for Social Investment, to run the Connect Fund in 2016.  Access was set up by Big Society Capital, Cabinet Office and the Big Lottery Fund in 2014 to provide a mix of grants and loans to develop the social investment market.

The main roles of the post are to provide administrative and operations support for the programme, support the Connect Fund Manager and Assistant Manager, and maximise the impact of the Fund’s work by supporting dissemination, convening meetings and communications.

Deadline for applications 5 p.m. Wednesday 31 January
Interviews Monday 19 February 

How to apply and Q and As about the post