Business & Funding Coordinator

Hayle, Cornwall
Up to £40,000 per annum
07 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Exciting Australian Stock Exchange -listed wave energy developer
  • Based in Cornwall, UK
  • Opportunity for grant coordination and Government liaison

Carnegie Clean Energy Limited (CCE) is an Australian publically listed company (ASX:CCE) focused on developing and commercialising its CETO wave energy technology. Carnegie is regarded as an industry leader on the back of over 10 years of technology development and the successful commissioning and 12 months’ operation of the Perth Wave Energy Project at Garden Island, Western Australia. The Company recently announced that its UK subsidiary, CWE UK, had been granted £9,551,962 from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to design, construct, install and operate a grid-connected CETO 6 wave energy converter device at the purpose built, Wave Hub test site in the UK. The £14.7m project will be delivered by CWE UK Limited.

The team at Carnegie is vital to the success of the business. Carnegie has a strong, positive workplace culture and seeks talented, innovative professionals to join the team. Carnegie holds the company values strongly and seeks applicants that are aligned to our values.

CWE UK has a requirement for a full-time Business & Funding Coordinator with at least 5 years’ experience. A bachelor’s degree in Commerce, or equivalent will be well regarded. This role will be based at CWE UK’s offices located in Hayle Marine Renewable Business Park, working closely with the CCE Australia team and reporting to the CETO Wave Hub Project Manager.

The position will be responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance with the Project’s ERDF obligations including managing grant claims and ongoing communications with the UK Government’s Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). In addition this position will be responsible for establishing, organising and running a range of administrative functions in support of CWE UK, including finance, IT and marketing & communications. The role will be supported by the team in the UK and by Carnegie Clean Energy in Australia.

The successful Candidate will possess previous experience in administering large European grant funded projects and/or in office and business processes management. Direct experience with ERDF funded projects will be well regarded. This position requires a candidate with advanced working knowledge of MS products, the ability to collate financial information and produce financial information to meet reporting requirements and good written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate attention to detail, the confidence and ability to work autonomously as well as within a team and a professional, enthusiastic, flexible and positive approach with the ability to prioritise workload to meet strict deadlines.

In applying for this role there is an expectation that candidates will highlight the above specific skills and experience and how they relate to the position.

This is an opportunity to work for an exciting company and on a ground breaking project at the forefront of renewable energy development, well regarded for its innovation in the clean energy sector.

A competitive salary applies to this position and will be negotiated based on the successful candidate’s experience. The position is available for immediate start.

Confidentiality is assured. Applications, including covering letter and CV, should be forwarded in PDF format to with “Business and Funding Coordinator” in the subject title.

Recruitment agencies need not enquire. Applications close 17th February 2017.

Application Questions (please note, your application will not be considered if these questions are not answered)

  1. Are you eligible to work in the United Kingdom?
  2. How many years’ experience do you have in a similar role?
  3. What is your expected annual salary?
  4. Do you have a relevant degree or tertiary qualification?
  5. Describe your ideal work environment in three words.