• About FIDC

    About FIDC

    FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies and the Innovation Strategy. Read More
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Currently, FIDC is renewing part of its Board and have a Development Officer position available within the Corporation.

 

 

Falkland Islands Development Corporation Board Members’ Recruitment

 

FIDC is currently looking for individuals with an entrepreneurial background and a real interest in business and economic development in the Falkland Islands to join the Falkland Islands Development Board.

This is an exciting time to become more involved in shaping the Islands’ economy. FIDC has operated under its new Ordinance since July 2015, and is working more independently and more closely with the local business community. The Corporation has a skilled and experienced team in place, a clear Business Plan, and a great commitment to develop the Falkland Islands economy through a period of significant opportunity. Further details of the Corporation can be found on our website www.fidc.co.fk.

The following positions are available, with the successful members to take up their roles in July 2017;

Position                                  Term

Chair                                         Four years

Appointed Member                 Four years  

Co-opted Member                  Four years

Co-opted Member                  Four years

 

Anyone interested in finding out more about this opportunity is encouraged to contact Martin Slater, FIDC’s Managing Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Steve Dent, FIDC Board Vice Chair This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone Sue Faria on 27211 to arrange an informal chat with the Managing Director.

Interested parties are invited to submit an expression of interest setting out their skills and experience by no later than 8th of June 2017.

Addressed to :

  • FIDC Board Secretary

      Falkland Islands Development Corporation

      Shackleton House

      Stanley

      Falkland Islands

 

Emailed to:

  • Sue Faria, Board Secretary

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FIDC has a vacancy for the post of Development Officer.

We are looking for a motivated individual with an entrepreneurial background to help us support local companies start and grow their businesses. The successful candidate will be supporting our Development Manager with the provision of sound business advice, the appraisal of loan and grant applications and the delivery of projects that promote economic development in the Islands.

 

Candidates will need to hold either a business related degree or equivalent qualifications, with a solid track record of 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar area of work, including experience in loan appraisals, project management and financial analysis.

 

This is a full time position with a starting salary from:  £29,000.00 per annum + for overseas’ applicants a 25% gratuity on top, flights and relocation grants.

For more details on the Development Officers role please download the full Job Description by  pdf clicking here. (162 KB)

For applcation form please  document click here. (184 KB)

Applications should be submitted to the Personal Assistant for the Managing Director, Sue Faria on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to FIDC, no later than 16:30 on 29th of June 2017.

 

For further details of the role please contact Anne Wagner-Gras on 27211.

 

 

 

About the FIDC

FIDC acts as the national economic development agency for the Falkland Islands and is tasked to develop the commercial sector of the Falkland Islands by being one of the principal partners delivering the Economic, Rural and Tourism Development Strategies.

To help drive sustainable economic growth and assist in the creation of new jobs and opportunities, FIDC provides various forms of support and assistance to the Falkland’s business community.