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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.


Do you have the skills to help local business and community groups access EU funding, enabling them to grow and flourish? 

We are looking for two people to work jointly across the Atlantic & Moor and Coast to Coast Local Action Group areas. 

LEADER Project Coordinators 

2 vacancies for the equivalent of 1.5 full-time posts (55.5 hours total)

£26,828 pa for full-time (37 hours per week), pro rata for part-time

Fixed term until 31 March 2019


Due to internal promotions we are looking to appoint two Project Coordinators to help deliver the remaining LEADER programme funds within the Atlantic & Moor and Coast to Coast Local Action Group areas. These funds were allocated to the Local Action Groups by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the European Union. 

The post holders will proactively stimulate and support the development by local businesses and groups of eligible projects which contribute towards the overall Local Development Strategy for the area, leading to economic growth and prosperity. 

The posts will be employed by Cornwall Development Company and we will be flexible in considering various options for filling the two positions, including full- and/or part-time appointments, flexible working and secondments. Part-time applicants are advised that we would require a minimum commitment of 18.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE).

More details on LEADER can be found at  

Closing date:  noon, Monday 5 March 2018

Job description: LEADER Project Coordinator

Interviews to be held 15 March 2018


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

For more information on CLLD please view the recruitment pack.

2x CLLD Area Facilitators

We are looking for two Area Facilitators as part of an enthusiastic and newly formed team to deliver CLLD, an ERDF/ESF funded Programme that will deliver investment to some of the most deprived areas of Cornwall.

Atlantic & Moor and South East Cornwall

Starting salary £26,828 Full-time 

Fixed-term contract to 30 September 2021


Atlantic & Moor encompasses North East of the county from Newquay to Bude

South East Cornwall encompasses Mevagissey to Saltash

The Area Facilitators will support the Area Coordinator in promoting and coordinating activity leading to the delivery of the Local Development Strategy in one of the two CLLD areas. This will include working with the Local Action Group to deliver local growth, prosperity and development in their area.  The Area Facilitators will also engage with businesses and communities to help develop and bring forward projects that are eligible for CLLD ERDF and/or ESF funding.

The role will also involve the publicity and marketing of CLLD (including 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.

Closing date: noon, Monday 5 March 2018

Job descriptions: CLLD Area Facilitator (Atlantic & Moor) // CLLD Area Facilitator (South East Cornwall) 

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


Cornwall Agri-tech Project

The ERDF-funded Cornwall Agri-tech project is designed to increase the contribution that the Agri-tech Sector makes to the economy of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The project is being delivered by a partnership involving Cornwall College, Duchy College, the University of Plymouth, the University of Exeter, Rothamstead Research and Cornwall Development Company (CDC). 

CDC is looking to recruit the following role, which will contribute towards delivering this exciting project to private sector businesses.

Cornwall Agri-tech Support Officer 

Salary £20,731 per annum

37 hours per week

Redruth, Cornwall 

Fixed-term to 30 November 2019 

The Agri-tech Support Officer will provide high level administrative support and project coordination to the Agri-tech Business Engagement Managers (x2). The development and implementation of effective administrative systems, processes and procedures in line with business needs is a key focus of the role as is the checking, completion, handling and processing of associated paperwork, ensuring compliance with audit and funding requirements. Previous administrative experience of working to claim deadlines is essential.

The role will also involve supporting the publicity and marketing of the Cornwall Agri-tech Innovation Grant (including organisation of meetings/events and social media activity) so excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is a confident telephone manner. This will be a busy and varied role so the ideal candidate should be flexible, able to multitask and to prioritise workloads accordingly.

Job description: Agri-tech Support Officer

Application deadline: noon, Wednesday 14 March 2018

Further details and application packs are available from: or call Andrew Bellamy, HR Manager (01872 322833)

You will need the following documents to apply 

  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. 
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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