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Jobs within the Cornwall Development Company 

Cornwall Development Company is committed to promoting equality of opportunity in employment and valuing diversity. Our latest job opportunities are advertised in the local and occasionally national media.  They are also posted on the internet. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

You can also find out about both the temporary and permanent placements which are available through Jobline Staffing.

Please see below for details of current vacancies with Cornwall Development Company. The forms that you will need in order to apply are found at the bottom of this page.


Would you like to play a key role working on an exciting community based Programme being delivered by Cornwall Development Company for the people and businesses of Cornwall? 

We are looking for an Area Facilitator to join our enthusiastic and professional team to deliver CLLD, a European funded Programme, providing grant funding investment to the most deprived areas of Cornwall.

CLLD is about supporting local people to take the lead on developing activity that provides sustainable economic benefits in areas of Cornwall that have multiple issues such as social exclusion, very low levels of employment/skills, poor services and unfulfilled or low aspirations. These projects will be developed and will create jobs, develop skills, change lives and create more positive futures.

CLLD Area Facilitator - Atlantic & Moor

Starting salary £27,980


Fixed-term contract to 30 September 2021

Area / field-based; Atlantic & Moor encompasses North of Cornwall from Newquay to Bodmin to Bude

The Area Facilitator will be responsible for working with communities, organisations and businesses to help identify and support projects in for grant funding. You will be working alongside an experienced team and our Local Action Group, a board of local people who make decisions on our funding. You will be working with ERDF and ESF funding and navigating projects through from the initial idea to claiming our grants. The role will also involve publicising and marketing  the CLLD opportunities (including the organisation of meetings/events and social media activity) so excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills are essential. This will be a busy and varied role so the ideal candidates should be flexible, able to multitask and to prioritise workloads accordingly.

Job description: CLLD Area Facilitator - Atlantic & Moor

Closing date for applications: noon, Monday 24 June 2019

Interviews: to be held on Monday 1 July 2019 in Bodmin

The Cornwall CLLD Project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, European Social Fund and Cornwall Council

Cornwall Enterprise Zones - Senior Development Manager

Starting salary £50,516 per annum

37 hours per week

3 Year Fixed Term Contract, subject to funding review after 1st Year (Potentially Extendable)

Working flexibly across EZ sites but based at South Wheal Crofty, Pool nr Redruth, Cornwall

*Applications for this role can be made via submission of a CV only to

About the job

You will occupy a senior role within Cornwall Development Company, leading on the development and delivery of commercial property within Cornwall’s Enterprise Zones (EZ). You will work closely with colleagues responsible for promoting, marketing, letting and operating the Cornwall EZ assets, ensuring enquiries from inward investors and indigenous business with a growth requirement are smoothly and effectively converted into new build facilities to meet demand. The role includes supporting Cornwall Council and the private sector EZ partners secure new tenants through the development and sale/letting of plots and the submission of business cases to support investment in new buildings, tailored to individual tenant requirements. 

This is a three year post funded by Cornwall Council and the Cornwall Enterprise Zone Board.  During the first year, you will be expected to secure funding from the Council to deliver a first phase of capital investment at the EZs. The ongoing funding for the role in future years is to be secured through these (and subsequent) projects.  

Given the scale of the opportunity across the Cornwall EZs, this role offers the right individual the opportunity to grow and ultimately lead a team which will deliver high profile economic growth projects and a transformational programme of work.

In the first year you will be responsible for building business cases and commencing delivery of projects with an anticipated value of circa £3-4m.  The portfolio of projects under management is expected to grow to a rolling programme of between £5m-£10m per annum over the next 5 years.  

About us 

Cornwall Council has placed economic development and low carbon economic growth at the heart of its ambitions for Cornwall.  The Cornwall Development Company is the arms length economic development company of Cornwall Council and part of the CORSERV Ltd group of companies, it has been charged with delivering economic priorities and solutions on behalf of the Council.

About you

You will have significant commercial development experience, including experience of working with contractors to deliver projects in accordance with agreed specification and price objectives is essential, as is the ability to negotiate commercial terms and agree pre-lets with potential tenants.

Significant commercial development experience is required and full membership (MRICS/FRICS) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or equivalent professional standing/status is essential.

Job description: Cornwall Enterprise Zones - Senior Development Manager

Closing date: noon, Thursday 11 July 2019

*Applications for this role can be made via submission of a CV only to

This post is supported by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership Enterprise Zone Growth Fund

You will need the following documents to apply for CDC vacancies

  1. Application form part 1
  2. Application form part 2
  3. Equal Opportunities Monitoring form
  4. Guidance notes
  5. Equality of Opportunity Policy
  6. Disability Policy Statement
  7. CDC Values and Behaviours
Completed application forms parts 1 and 2, and an the optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring form, should be returned to before the stated deadline (unless specified otherwise in the given advert).
Alternatively, if you are unable to complete an electronic submission, please post your application forms to: 
Andrew Bellamy, HR Manager, Cornwall Development Company, Bickford House, South Wheal Crofty, Station Road, Pool, Redruth, TR15 3QG, ensuring that they arrive before the deadline.



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