0131 550 1561 office@veteransscotland.org.uk

Job Vacancy – Veterans’ Foundation Grants’ Manager

The Veterans’ Foundation (VF) is looking for a Grants Manager (GM) to work from its Edinburgh office. The purpose of the post of GM is principally to provide a focus within VF for external organisations who seek or who have received grants. This person will link in to the CEO and CFO with the following tasks:


  • Advertising VF grants to eligible potential grantees.
  • Managing requests for grants on the phone, on paper and online.
  • Presenting bids for grants to the CEO and trustees.
  • Preparing briefs for the trustees and help in overall preparation and management of trustees’ meetings.
  • Conducting post-award follow-up activity and initiating payment of the grants.
  • Initiating mutually beneficial PR activity.
  • Overseeing grants by managing grant data and payments.
  • Reviewing outcomes of use of the grants.
  • Liaising with grantees, Cobseo, Veterans Scotland (VS) and others.
  • Carrying out other tasks as required within the small VF team.


Ideally, applicants have experience of both the charity sector and the armed forces. Important qualities are a sense of responsibility, eye for detail and being and effective communicator. The appointment might start as a part-time one, but is likely to develop into a shared or full-time job. Renumeration is subject to negotiation. People who are interested in this appointment are to get in touch with the VF via grants@veteransfoundation.org.uk, explaining how they might suit the job and enclosing a CV. The post will not start until the New Year.