Development Fund Administrator


Are you able to provide a high-quality administration and support service for our £1m per year grant programme? Do you have strong organisational skills, with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy? Would you like to help our 615 local parishes with a wide range of creative and exciting applications that make a real difference in their community?

We are seeking someone to join the team here at the Diocese of Oxford to do just that. The diocese is one of the largest in the Church of England covering the three counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire with a thousand parishes, church schools and chaplaincies.

Working closely with the Common Vision Programme Manager (who oversees the Development Fund) and the Development Fund Review Panel, we are looking for someone to:

  • administer new grant applications and our portfolio of awarded grants;
  • support the work of the Development Fund Review Panel; and
  • encourage local churches to engage with the Development Fund by creating materials and provide practical support.

We offer a range of benefits including an attractive modern working environment, on-site café, free parking, pension scheme and a chance to work with great colleagues across the office.

Hours:             22.5 hours per week
Contract:        Permanent
Salary:             £28,467 – £30,657 pro-rata, per annum
Location:        Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, OX5 1GF

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Janet Rogers, Common Vision Programme Manager, email:

For further details are available below:

Job Description     Application Form    Recruitment Monitoring Form    Privacy Notice

To apply, please email your completed application, along with a covering letter and the recruitment monitoring form to

Closing date for receipt of applications is 09:00 Monday 9th November 2020

Interviews will take place on Friday 20th November 2020

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented across the Diocese.