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Senior Funding Development Officer
  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ECR/22/217963
  • Published: Mon 21/11/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/12/2022, 22:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, occasional out of hours work with notice
  • Salary: £34,723 - £37,261
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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Senior Funding Development Officer

Helping to secure large-scale funding into Halton


The Programmes Office is a newly established team responsible for overseeing the successful delivery and implementation of the Council’s externally funded economic regeneration projects, including Halton Borough Council’s Town Deal Programme and including employment learning and skills projects.


The post will be responsible for promoting and developing externally funded programmes and projects in Halton; leading on the development of strategic funding bids of >£1 million that support the Council’s priorities from a range of sources, including local and national Government, Lottery, Trust funding; horizon scanning for, researching and promoting new strategic funding sources.


Key duties will include:


  • To lead on the development of strategic projects on behalf of the Council and its  partners; co-ordinating, driving and advising project applicants and steering groups in accordance with the Council and the LCR strategic priorities and to significantly contribute to the Team’s income generation targets.
  • To develop and maintain knowledge of the major sources of economic and social regeneration funding appropriate for projects in the public, private and third sector.
  • To lead on raising awareness of external funding opportunities via targeted seminars, training events and workshops for potential applicants.
  • To brief senior colleagues on a regular basis on funding opportunities and match the requirements of individual departments to relevant funding streams.


For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Steph Davies, Programmes Office Manager on


Interviews will be held week commencing 2nd January, 2022 or week commencing 9th January, 2022.