Bid Manager – Statutory & Trusts

Starting Salary: £46,940 per annum

Location: London/Agile working

Contract: Permanent, subject to funding

Hours: 32 hours/4 days

Applications close: 23:30, Friday 19th July 2024


We’re looking for an experienced Bid Manager to help us improve the lives of young Londoners by growing our grant and contract-funded service portfolio.

You will understand the funding environment for youth charities from government commissioning and Trust funding opportunities, and will be ambitious to manage and drive growth across Safer London’s high quality and innovative service offer.

You will be someone with social justice at the core of your personal values, someone who places equity and inclusion at the centre of everything you do. We are also looking for someone with an understanding of and curiosity to learn about the varied experiences and challenges of young Londoners’ lives.

What the role involves:

• Work effectively with Safer London’s practice teams to identify opportunities and prepare successful funding bids in a competitive environment.

• Develop and maintain a pipeline of prospective funders and scan the external environment to identify new funding opportunities that are aligned to Safer London’s aims and strategic priorities.

• Develop and write inspirational, accurate, and compelling funding bids with the view of achieving sustainable long-term support for Safer London’s work.

• Build and maintain relationships with current and prospective funders, including through maximising any relationships held by senior colleagues and trustees.

• Maintain and develop internal income generation systems and processes, including donor records, financial information, funder reports, and internal monitoring to ensure effective stewardship and internal visibility of progress against plans.

Please see attached Candidate Pack for a detailed job description and list of main duties and responsibilities.

If you are committed and resilient, and believe you have what it takes to help us to improve the lives of young Londoners and their families please apply.


How to apply

To apply please complete the online application.

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As part of the online application, you will be required to confirm you have read our Privacy and Cookie Policy and Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis.

As an agile working organisation, shortlisting will take place on a rolling basis and the closing date is subject to change at any time.


Our number one priority is keeping the young Londoners who use our services safe.

We’re committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect anyone who works and volunteers with us to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for roles involving direct contact with Londoners who use our services.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, or experience any technical issues when trying to access and/or complete the online application form, please contact us at

Please note we don’t accept CVs.

Due to the level of applications we receive we’re not able to respond to applicants who haven’t been shortlisted for interview. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then unfortunately you’ve not been shortlisted.

Apply by Friday 19 July 2024 at 23:30.


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