Technical Grant Specialist

Salary: Competitive based on prior skills and experience
Hours of work: 30 Hours a week Flexi-hours working
Location: London or Newcastle Upon Tyne
Role type: Permanent

The Traidcraft Exchange Programmes Funding team is seeking a Technical Grants Specialist to author and support the development of high-quality technical business funding applications, which include clear business plans, technical tools and innovative new technical business development in industry sectors such as: Technology (including Climate Smart Technology), Energy, Engineering (i.e. Solar Energy), telecommunications among other industries. You will also have proven experience of working with external partners in the public, not-for-profit and private sectors.  

Traidcraft Exchange is an international development organisation which uses the power of trade to bring about lasting solutions to poverty.  It runs development programmes in South Asia and Africa, works directly with businesses to improve their supply chains and does advocacy and campaigning in the UK to promote justice and fairness in international trade.  

With a proven strong business technical background, wide networks and external engagement, the Technical Grants Specialist will work with teams within Traidcraft Exchange, both in the UK and overseas in a matrix-style setting to ensure that Traidcraft Exchange is at the forefront of technical business innovation, which has a clear positive impact on poverty. 

Closing date for applications: 8th February 2019

Provisional date for interviews: 18th February 2019

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Nicki Davies-Jones