Job Purpose:

To provide an effective and efficient funding administration support service to Economic Development, contributing to the overall aims of the service, and ensuring that colleagues are supported in delivering multi-funded initiatives.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Educated to Higher level or equivalent qualification in relevant subjects

The post holder will be expected to:

Provide funding and administrative support for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of economic development projects.

Prepare and maintain accurate records, databases, files and documentation.

Handle calls from customers seeking advice on funding options

Assess grant applications against set funding criteira to recommend approval or rejection with justification

Ensure effective and efficient use of resources.

Assist with the preparation of funding reporting requirements, including the collation of supporting evidence materials to the required quality standard.


The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:

project and financial administrative procedures and good practice.

Effective communication and stakeholder engagement

Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.

The Individual

Please see job profile for full details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

Armed Forces

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

– have a disability

– are care-experienced and aged 16-29

– are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)

– have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship

– are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

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