Top job! Fund Programmes Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st October 2023

  • Advertised from 15th September 2023
  • Full time on a flexible basis; Cattanach is about to begin a trial of a four-day work week.


Cattanach is an independent funder with a mission to ensure young children in Scotland grow up loved, safe, respected and achieving their full potential. We know that supporting children’s earliest relationships and wellbeing shapes their future health and wellbeing like no other time in their lives. Cattanach currently spends about £1 million per year providing grants and development support to registered charities across Scotland. We fund holistic community-based support for children and families in the early years, and we form strategic partnerships with organisations working to improve policy, practice and services for families with young children, underpinned by a commitment to realising babies’ and young children’s rights.

This newly created role of Fund Programmes Manager presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced grantmaker to join our small but dedicated team and help shape and deliver a new portfolio of grants programmes that will contribute to a high quality ecosystem of support for families and young children in Scotland. We welcome applications from people who share our appetite for change, are willing to do things differently, and are keen to learn from the organisations we support, international best practice, and - above all - young children and families themselves.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

To apply for this role please email your completed application form, cover letter and CV to

Closing date: Sunday 1st October 2023.

NB: Cattanach embraces hybrid working and, whilst our offices are in Edinburgh, the successful candidate would not be required to be in the office on a full-time basis.