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Opportunities to work with Invest NI

You will find information here about opportunities to work with us by providing a service directly to us or to our customers. This could be either in Northern Ireland or overseas.

Current opportunities in Northern Ireland

Invest NI is inviting expressions of interest for registration on our Service Provider Database.

We are looking for suitably experienced individuals only interested in acting as:

  • Non-Executive Directors
  • Interim Managers
  • Strategic Business Mentors
  • Consultants to small businesses
  • Mentoring for small/micro business/ social economy enterprises
  • Facilitators

The criteria for each role is available in the guidance notes.

The database is NOT an approved list of service providers. Individuals listed on the database are not endorsed or approved by Invest NI. Registration on the database is not a guarantee of work with Invest NI customers. Invest NI customers are not obliged to use this list and, in general, prefer to source their own service providers.

Guidance notes and expression of interest form (DOC)

Guidance notes and expression of interest form (PDF)

Completed expression of interest forms should be returned to

R&D Technical Advisory Framework

Invest NI is seeking to establish a framework of contractors to undertake technical appraisals/reviews of Research and Development (R&D) projects. The framework is based on 6 Lots, and there is no restriction on the number of lots that tenderers may apply for or be appointed to. 

Lots include:

  • Financial, Business and Professional Services
  • Advanced Manufacturing, Materials and Engineering
  • Agriculture, Food and Drink
  • Software, Digital and Creative Technologies
  • Construction and Materials Handling
  • Life and Health Sciences

Consultants in these areas are encouraged to submit tender bids as long as they meet the specific criteria as set out in the tender documentation. To view the tender documentation, tenderers can visit the eTendersNI website under current opportunities and searching for 'ID4397040 - DFE-INVEST NI - TECHNICAL ADVISORY FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT. Tenderers must register with eTendersNI in order to submit a tender bid. 

The closing date for submissions is Wednesday 28 September 2022.


Current opportunities outside Northern Ireland

There are no opportunities outside Northern Ireland.

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