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  • Fife Voluntary Action - Capacity Building Officer

    Created: 11/01/2018

    Post Title: Capacity Building Officer
    Hours: 35 hours per week, 12-month contract
    £26,000 per annum, plus 7% non-contributory pension
    Location: Kirkcaldy or Glenrothes
    Reporting to: Head of Community Development

    Fife Voluntary Action is a key voluntary sector organisation working across Fife to support the voluntary sector, social enterprises and volunteering. We’re looking for a Capacity Building Officer to join our team.

    Main Purpose of Post
    To develop the capacity of new and existing third sector organisations in the Fife Council area by providing high quality information, training and developmental support.

    Main Duties

    1. To deliver effective capacity building support to third sector organisations at all stages of development, including start-ups;
    2. To develop and deliver organisational support to organisations including business planning, governance, funding and bidding/tendering;
    3. To provide targeted mentoring support to organisations through ‘health checks’ and specific advice, particularly those organisations in a crisis situation;
    4. To work with colleagues to implement systems for measuring, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of capacity building approaches;
    5. To effectively manage a portfolio of casework with competing demands and produce a quarterly report;
    6. To actively promote Fife Voluntary Action including seeking new business opportunities;
    7. To contribute to updating the organisation’s website, e-bulletins, newsletters and other publications to promote best practice;
    8. To contribute to cross-organisation initiatives including bid/funding proposals, quality accreditation work and other projects;
    9. To take personal responsibility for contributing to high quality standards in customer relations, service delivery, project management and communications.

    For more information please click on the job description link below.

    Please e-mail completed applications to [email protected]

    Send completed and signed applications (marked as private and confidential) to: CEO, Fife Voluntary Action, Craig Mitchell House, Flemington Road, Glenrothes, KY7 5QF.

    Closing date for all applications is 5.00pm, Friday 02 February 2018.
    Interviews will be held on Thursday 15 February 2018.

    Please find below the application form and guidance notes for completing the application form.

    Job Description
    Application Form (MS WORD)
    Guidance Notes (PDF)

    Please note CV's will not be accepted.


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