Rocket Scientists are committed to helping clients transform people's lives


Grants Officer 

We are looking for a Grants Officer with at least 12 months’ experience in grant making and an interest in public policy to join our growing team. As a Grants Officer you would be responsible for working with funders and grantees to design, deliver and review a range of high impact grant programmes.  Our breadth of programmes makes this an exciting role with development opportunities supporting community grants of £10,000 to national strategic £1m partnerships.

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To apply for the role

To apply for the role, please e-mail a copy of your current CV and a covering letter (maximum 500 words) explaining how your experience makes you suitable for this role to by 5pm, Wednesday 19th May 2019.

We plan to hold interviews for shortlisted candidates on Tuesday 25 May 2021 and Wednesday 26 May 2021.

Find out more about us below.

Rocket  Science is a policy, research and grant making organisation working across the UK from our offices in London, Edinburgh and North East England. 

Established in 2001, we are a values-led organisation, working with our clients to help them deliver sustainable change to services that address inequalities and transform peoples’ lives. Increasingly our work spans many sectors, but we specialise in employment, education and skills, health and social care, poverty and housing and the charity sector. 

We are also developing significant expertise in gender research and evaluation, the role of assistive technology, peer research, young people and understanding the impact of Covid-19 and helping clients to develop strategies and responses.

No day is the same at Rocket Science

Our portfolio of work is incredibly diverse and interesting, some of it at the vanguard of rethinking services and working with people and communities in different ways. We have specific expertise in research and analysis, service design and evaluation, and organisational and strategy development and review. At the heart of our work is helping our clients deliver the best outcomes for the people they help.

Our staff are our greatest assets

We have a strong commitment to developing and supporting our people and you will be joining a high performing, supportive and engaging team. We have been awarded Investors in People Gold and Investors in Young People Gold, accredited as a Real Living Wage employer, and we are a Mindful employer.

Get in touch

We do recruit newly qualified graduates as well as experienced consultants. You can email a CV and covering letter to

We also have a structured internship programme at Living Wage but are not looking for any interns at the moment.