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

Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications

Practical Action uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. Through technology the charity enables poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable...

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International Director

With the appointment of a new CEO, and the current five year strategy coming to an end, this is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future direction of the organisation. As a member of the...

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International vacancies

Programme Officer-Practical Answers_Nepal (Re-advert)

Practical Action is an INGO which aims to reduce poverty through wider use of appropriate technologies in developing countries. It works in more than 45 countries through its offices in Banglade...

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Disaster Risk Reduction and Flood Resilience Specialist_India (Re-advert)

Practical Action Consulting (PAC) has been a leader in the field of development consultancy providing high-quality independent and professional services in the use of technology for poverty redu...

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West Africa Energy Lead

Practical Action has recently established an office in West Africa with the objective of promoting expansion of our work in knowledge services and consultancy in the region with a geographical focu...

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Further information

Terms and conditions of service

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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