Grants Manager

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000 (experience dependant)
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
Direct Reports: Science Intern
Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: BRACE Charity Office at Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB


The Grants Manager will play an integral part in ensuring our grants have the best possible impact.

Working with the CEO, Chair of the BRACE Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and the wider Communications Team, you will be the first point of contact for our grant holders and potential grant applicants and deliver effective processes that ensure that anyone who applies to us for funding has a positive experience, whether they are successful or not.

You will lead on all aspects of administering our grants and grant calls and provide the rest of the team and Trustees with the information needed to support robust and transparent decision-making. You will also be involved in designing events for our applicants and our linked Universities and will work with colleagues to continually refine and improve our grant making processes.


This position offers the opportunity to work within a small team that is focused on raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, and whose principal objective is to support research into dementia through fundraising and the award of grants to research institutions.

Candidate requirements


  • Health or social sciences degree or with experience of working in grant making or similar.
  • Experience of working in an office/ administrative environment, ideally as part of a hybrid team.
  • Proficient in the use of standard IT packages including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to prepare and present information clearly and concisely.
  • Comfortable working within a team setting.
  • Ability to work independently and to tight deadlines.
  • Flexible, proactive and able to work under pressure.


  • Experience of working in a research or grant making organisation.
  • Experience of working with committees, ideally with a health, research or charitable giving remit.
  • Experience using online grant management systems.

How to Apply

Send a CV and Cover Letter (no more that 2 sides of A4) to [email protected]

Applications close: Friday 26th July

Interviews: Thursday 1st August

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