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Fund Programme Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,500 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Dumfries or Stranraer
  • Closing 23rd June 2024

  • Advertised from 31st May 2024
  • 17.5 hours per week – Fixed term for 12 months initially, subject to funding.


The purpose of the Fund Programme Co-ordinator is to support the delivery of funds which are administered by TSDG, specifically the Dumfries and Galloway Social Enterprise Grant Programe funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Main Responsibilities

Be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Dumfries and Galloway Social Enterprise Grant Programme in Dumfries and Galloway as directed by the Lead Officer, Funding and Fund Management. This includes:

  • Supporting the Lead for Funding and Fund Management to develop and deliver specific funding programmes.
  • Supporting the Economic Development and Enterprise team within TSDG to develop the Social Enterprise Grant Programme.
  • Maintaining online and manual application processes.
  • Liaising with applicants to ensure they are adequately supported with regard to the application processes.
  • Monitoring and managing the fund mailbox, linking with other members of the Funding and Fund Management Team as appropriate.
  • Providing the Fund Management Team and other members of the TSDG team with regular updates on status of projects.
  • Recommending improvements to any aspect of process.
  • Sending out communications as required by communications plans for individual funds.
  • Maintaining the records of successful and unsuccessful applications.
  • Developing and delivering the monitoring and evaluation pathway for specific funding programmes.
  • Supporting projects to adhere to monitoring and evaluation pathways.
  • Gathering monitoring information from successful applicants as required to inform the monitoring and evaluation activities required by Funders.
  • Communicating with successful applicants to gather information for case studies for reports and promotion of the fund, as required.
  • Supporting the Economic Development and Enterprise team to fulfil reporting requirements to DG Council on SPF funded activities relating to the Social Enterprise Grant Programme
  • Providing secretariat support to the Social Enterprise Steering Group as required, including setting up meetings, sending out papers, taking notes etc.
  • By identifying professional networks, ensure that TSDG fund administration reflects best practice and is continuously improving
  • Using lessons learned from administering the portfolio, contribute to the continuous improvement of TSDG activities.

Download the job description & personal specification below for further information about the role.

Application notes

To apply please visit our website

The closing date for applications for this role is 17:00 hours on Sunday 23rd June 2024

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th July 2024