Industry Development Specialist (Falkland Islands Govt) — UK

FALKLAND ISLANDS GOVERNMENT

Salary Range:- £39,813 – £53,851 (starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience), plus 25% end of contract gratuity, in addition to a relocation and flight package

Contract type: 2 year fixed term appointment

NEW YEAR, NEW CHALLENGE!

Are you ready for a challenge – one that can offer a once in a lifetime experience in a unique setting? Do you have track record of success in implementing initiatives for economic growth? Are you adaptable, responsive and a skilled collaborator?

 If this sounds like you, we invite you to join the team of talented professionals who are working together to grow a Nation! The Falkland Islands enjoy a strong economy with abundant natural resources, unspoiled environment and full employment, yet is one of the world’s smallest and most remote countries.  Its future growth will depend on its readiness and ability to grasp the new opportunities at its doorstep, while maintaining its unique culture and heritage.  To help Falkland Islanders reach their goals, we are looking for an economic development specialist who’s known for getting things done.

 Your team approach to economic development and your experience in rural or remote communities will help you to provide leadership and momentum in the development and coordination of projects and initiatives that rapidly deliver and build on our new Economic Development Action Plan.   You will work closely with the business community, Falkland Islands Development Corporation (FIDC) and Government departments and use your knowledge of proven economic development tools to grow critical sectors and position the Falkland Islands for a prosperous future.

 In return for your passion, creativity and hard work, the Falkland Islands Government offers a real opportunity to help shape a range of critical infrastructure, policies and initiatives that will make a lasting difference to our future prosperity.

If you recognize yourself in this description, have a sense of adventure and a true desire to make a difference, we want to hear from you!

Download a full job description by visiting www.fig.gov.fk and clicking on Human Resources, or contact our Recruitment Officer by emailing: recruitment@sec.gov.fk or calling (+500) 27420.

 For further information: please contact Diane Simsovic by emailing policy@sec.gov.fk or by calling (+500) 28421.

To apply: Send your resume and covering letter outlining why you meet the requirements of the role applied for to recruitment@sec.gov.fk

Deadline for applications: 4.30 pm on 10th December 2017.