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Job Vacancy:External Funding & Delivery Officer

Job Information


£31,224 - £34,695 p.a

Contract Type:

Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 years


37 per week


Council Offices, Hailsham


As our External Funding & Delivery Officer you will contribute to the community, environmental and economic priorities of the District by identifying opportunities and leading bids for funding from national and regional funding schemes and other sources. You will build relationships with partner agencies and funding bodies to identify opportunities for income generation or bidding for grant income to the Council and its partners, develop business cases and establish project implementation and delivery arrangements.

You will need previous experience of successful bidding for funding, preferably including economic development and regeneration projects, excellent communication and project management skills, together with current knowledge of national policy as it relates to local economic development, regeneration and income generation.

Wealden is a high performing council with an appetite for carefully thought through innovative approaches, and the area is a very attractive environment in which to live and work. From the stunning coastline of the Seven Sisters in the South to the magical Ashdown Forest in the North, and much more in between, it is one of the largest Districts in England. The Council is committed to sensitively managed growth to ensure we remain one of the top places in the country to prosper.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime, and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

Closing Date:

10 September 2018

Interview Date:


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Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX