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Project Development Officer - Glasgow Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau

Job Details

Job title
Project Development Officer
Closing date
Monday 20 May 2024
Flexible with some Glasgow office working
Hours per week
Full-time / part time considered
Type of contract
Up to £30,000 per annum

More about the job

About the job

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Project Development Officer to join our team at Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau. The ideal candidate will have a passion for funding proposal development and bid writing, as well as a strong desire to make a positive impact in their community.  The successful candidate will be responsible for leading on the development and submission of funding proposals to a range of funders, including government bodies, charitable trusts, and corporate sponsors.

This role may be ideal for a recent University graduate who is looking to start a career in bid writing and funding proposal development, someone with transferable skills who wants a change or an experienced Project Development Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand the funding landscape and identify opportunities for funding
  • Research and analyse funding opportunities and assess their alignment with the organisation's goals and objectives
  • Lead the development of funding proposals, including writing and editing text, gathering supporting materials, and coordinating with internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate with external partners and collaborators as required
  • Ensure all proposals are compliant with funder guidelines and meet Citizens Advice standards
  • Work closely with the finance and monitoring and evaluation teams to ensure that budgets and impact statements are accurate and compelling
  • Support the development and implementation of bid management processes and systems
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in funding and bid writing


  • University degree in a relevant field (eg English, Communications, Marketing) or relevant work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation and budgeting for funding proposals would be advantageous otherwise full training will be provided.
  • Experience working with a charity or non-profit organization would be advantageous but not essential
How to apply

Please apply via this website:

Project Development Officer at Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau (

Applications must be received by 5.00pm on Monday 20 May 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and will be required to submit, in advance of the interview, a written assignment to further showcase their skills. The assignment will consist of a 500-word piece on a topic to be confirmed. 

Citizens Advice is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. If you meet the qualifications outlined above and are passionate about making a difference in your community, we encourage you to apply.

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