We are looking for a motivated individual with an entrepreneurial background to help us support start-ups and growth in the islands.
As a Business Development Officer
you will be helping our team to provide advice, training, mentoring and a range of grant and loan supports to enterprises from micro to international scale.
The economy of this small island nation is diverse and growing - agriculture, fisheries, tourism, minerals – but with the challenges of a precious environment, a very remote location and distance from markets.
Specialism in Rural Business/Economic Development or in any of these any of these key sectors will be useful. Ideally we are looking for someone qualified with a business degree (or similar) and strong experience in guiding or directing private sector enterprise development.
This is a full time position starting with a 2- or 4-year contract. FIDC can also consider placements and secondments.
A generous package is available, of £40K plus flights and a relocation grant
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website for information on http://www.fidc.co.fk/about-us/jobs and a detailed job description/application form.
Completed application forms should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 20th July 2018
About the Organization
FIDC was established in 1983, in response to the recommendations made in the Shackleton Report (1982). FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies, and the lead for the Innovation Strategy. FIDC is a quasi-autonomous government-funded body, which currently operates with an annual budget of approximately £1m per annum