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

Head of Marketing and Communications

Practical Action have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding individual to lead our marketing and communications function. We are an international non-governmental organisation developing and...

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Major Partnerships Officer

Due to continued success Practical Action’s Major Partnerships team is looking to grow. We have an exciting opportunity for a Major Partnerships Officer to help generate income and to...

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UK Systems Support Officer

Practical Action have an exciting and varied role within the IT Team for a Systems Support Officer to provide an IT support and helpdesk service (by phone, in person or electronically) to all...

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International vacancies

Call for Expression of Interest_Cook Stoves

Practical Action has been implementing a Result Based Financing (RBF) for Sustainable Hood-stove Market project in Nepal since November 2014 with support from GIZ and implemented by EnDev progra...

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Call for Proposals_Group Medical/Health Insurance

Practical Action is an INGO, aims to reduce poverty through wider use of appropriate technologies in developing countries. It works in more than 40 countries through its Regional and Country Off...

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Call for Proposals_Research on Green and Inclusive Energy in Nepal

Practical Action requests a proposal for research on “Green and Inclusive Energy in Nepal” with three specific research topics: 1)  Public-Private-People Partnership for promoti...

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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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