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About Us: Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund is available to community groups and businesses working to improve and develop opportunities for people living in the upper reaches of the Neath, Afan, Rhondda and Cynon valleys.  With £1.8m a year (index linked) until 2043, the Fund invests in communities and businesses. If you are passionate about this area, and excited about what the Fund can achieve, would you like to join our small staff team in this role?

This is a varied and interesting role working with a small but dedicated team. In 7 years we have awarded over £9 million in grants and loans to communities in the fund area.

This role is about supporting the Executive and Board to operate efficiently, use our resources effectively and facilitating opportunities so we can listen, learn and improve using the insights we gather from our data, partnerships and communities.

This role requires a proactive, enthusiastic, organised, and collaborative person with good attention to detail. We’re looking for someone who is committed to supporting impactful grant-making processes and fostering strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You’ll need to be great at managing a varied and busy workload, capable of working on your own initiative and as part of a team and feel comfortable working flexibly to manage different priorities and timeframes.

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references.

Closing date: 13th August 2024

Interview date: 23rd August 2024

Salary: £35,000 – £39,000 (+6% pension)

Hours: This is a permanent post and full-time is 37 hrs per week with consideration given to part-time (minimum 0.6 FTE) if suitable.

Summary: With experience of both financial management and business development (social or commercial), you will be supporting the CIC itself – leading on the management of our loan portfolio, co-ordinating the provision of advice and support for business applicants (alongside existing support services) and developing a business stakeholder network across the Fund area. You will also be responsible for managing the fund’s banking, payments, management accounts and end of year accounts and audit as well as supporting company and HMRC compliance and requirements and acting as a Fund office manager and deputy to Executive.

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ANNUAL LEAVE: 33 days inclusive of the 8 bank holidays recognised in England & Wales (pro rata for employees who commence employment during the holiday year).

HOURS OF WORK:  37 hours is full time and hours may vary to meet the needs of the job and some limited evening and weekend work is expected.

LOCATION: We offer flexible working patterns, both in terms of hours and remote working. Please note that all employees are required to work from the office a minimum of 1 day a week and we are often based in community settings meeting community members and stakeholders. The office is currently based in Aberdare but that could change to Neath, Afan or Rhondda valleys.

STATUS: the post is offered on a permanent basis.

PENSION SCHEME: The Community Fund CIC will pay up to 6% of salary payments into a non-contributary pension scheme of your choice.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD: new appointments are subject to a 6-month settling in period. During this time, you will be given the support and guidance needed to enable you to fulfil the role in accordance with the CIC’s Induction Policy. The CIC may extend the period at any time, up to a further 3 months.

EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY:  In line with the CIC’s Equal Opportunities Policy, we provide employment, compensation, training, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, age and/or disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform essential job functions.  We will also conform to all employment standards required by law.