Is small still beautiful? We think it is.

In an increasingly divided and fragile world Practical Action aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in developing countries.

With our commitment to poverty reduction, environmental conservation and technology choice we believe Practical Action is uniquely placed to contribute to a world free of poverty.

UK vacancies

Executive Assistant (HR and Finance) – International Development Charity

Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses sustainable technology to challenge poverty in developing countries and improve the lives of people worldwide.We...

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Trusts Executive

Are you a passionate Trusts fundraiser with experience of securing significant gifts?If you have a proven track record of generating income through Trusts and Foundations this is a superb...

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UK Accounts Payables and Receivables Accountant

Practical Action have an exciting new opportunity for a UK Accounts Payables and Receivables Accountant to join us to manage the UK charity and subsidiaries purchase, sales and donor ledgers.We...

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International vacancies

Call for Quotation - Gravity Goods Ropeway

Practical Action Nepal Office is implementing a BICAS Project in Mid and Far western region of Nepal in collaboration with SEDA, SDS and HRC. Practical Action Nepal Office invites sealed quotati...

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Further information

Terms and conditions of service (UK)

Working for Practical Action in the UK.

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The Schumacher Centre

Practical Action's UK Head Office, The Schumacher Centre, is based in Bourton on Dunsmore, six miles from Rugby in Warwickshire.

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Becoming involved in international development

Advice on courses and grants that are available for people interested in a career in international development

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Future vacancies will be advertised here, so please check back regularly if you are committed to the struggle to eradicate poverty and build a more sustainable future.

Please note that we are not able to hold speculative applications on file. Do not send us your CV. Applications will be accepted only for specific posts advertised on this page or in the press.

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

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