Business Development and Technical Delivery Support (Energy)

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03 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Business Development and Technical Delivery Support (Energy)

Community Works CIC is a social enterprise set up to help build local community resilience, and to develop and pilot the tools that enable local communities and businesses to become more self sufficient and sustainable. Community Works is helping to deliver Cornwall New Energy, a part-funded ERDF project providing support to businesses, social enterprises and community groups that want to generate renewable energy and improve their energy efficiency and environmental performance. 

To support the development of this project we are looking for candidates based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly for the following role:

Business Development and Technical Delivery Support (Energy) – 6 month contract (potential for extension) – Part time (minimum 7.5 hours per week)

The role will involve identifying renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, identifying SMEs, social enterprise and community groups that can develop these projects; and providing business support to these organisations to help them develop the projects.

The role requires a self-starter with strong business development skills; ability to work against targets; a good knowledge of businesses, social enterprises and community groups in the region and the ability to ‘hit the ground running’ and deliver early results.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  1. A strong technical knowledge of renewable energy and energy efficiency
  2. Experience of energy project development
  3. The ability to work with team colleagues and partners, to coordinate and deliver the project services and outputs
  4. Experience of working with multi-stakeholder groups to deliver projects

Experience of working in ERDF projects is desirable.

You will need a valid driving licence and be able to use your own vehicle for commercial purposes. The role will require travel throughout Cornwall and potentially to the Isles of Scilly.

The deadline for applications is 11th July 2017.

Reference CW/CNE/17/1

A full job description will be provided to applicants in advance of an interview.

Salary offered is competitive.

Flexible working hours

To apply, please send your CV quoting the reference by clicking apply

We are unable to respond to all applications. If you are successful, we will contact you by 18th July 2017.

The project has received funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority)is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit

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