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Grants Administrator


Location: Birmingham, UK

Ref: GA/IPD /0417

Contract: One Year Fixed Term

Salary: £18,870 per annum

Islamic Relief Worldwide is currently recruiting for the position of a Grants Administrator located in Birmingham, UK. The Grants Administrator will report to the “Deputy Director, Global Programme Operations” and will be based in IRW Head Quarter, Birmingham. The administrator, a proactive individual is sought to be responsible for providing administrative support to regional desks i.e. Asia, East and West Africa, and Middle East, Eastern Europe and North Africa regions in order to facilitate their work in relation to grants agreements initiation and documentation which require communication with other departments and seniors manager to obtain necessary approvals. The grants administrator will work with other regional team members including the Heads of Regions and Regional Desk coordinators/Officers.

It is essential that the candidate has a professional qualification in humanitarian/development studies a business management degree would be desirable. The successful candidate will have an in-depth understanding of international development issues Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel. It is essential oral and written communication skills in English and the candidate will have adequate administrative experience. A proven track record of working in a similar role with an International NGO is preferable

Closing date: 8th May 2017

Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.
Only applications from those who already have the right to live and work within the UK will be considered.

If you are a talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website http://www.islamic-relief.or/work-with-us and forward the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: Islamic Relief
  • Location: Nepalgunj
  • Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Cash-Based Interventions
    • Cash-Based Interventions
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-08

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