To assist the Programmes Manager to apply for and secure Government & EU funding to deliver economic development programmes within the Council area. To assist in the management and implementation of secured Government & EU funded economic development programmes and the NI Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020.
To assist in the marketing and promotion of both National & EU funded economic development programmes and the Rural Development Strategy.
To provide assistance and advice for prospective applicants under any relevant Council led Government & EU funded programme and the NI Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020.
To help develop ideas and bring forward projects to be considered for support and to explore opportunities for the creation of collaborative partnership links with other economic development / european funded programmes internally and externally to the Council.
To undertake economic appraisals of project applications requesting grant expenditure.
To provide oral and written reports regarding project applications at various forums, to include assessment panel meetings, Development Committee meetings and Lagan Rural Partnership Local Action Group Board Meetings