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GSE Opportunities: Vacancies in GO-science, security, and mobility

This blog post is a collection of vacancies, events and learning and development opportunities for people working in Government Science and Engineering.

Vacancies: 2 Team Leader roles (Grade 7) – Department for Transport Office for Science- 26 July

Department for Transport’s Office for Science has two new permanent posts for people with a strong science or engineering background and some wider experience in Government, academia, consultancy or elsewhere.

The first post is to help deliver the Future of Mobility, the Governments foresight project into the future transport needs of the UK. CS Jobs Reference number: 1547905

The second post is to help setup and deliver a new UK Transport Research and Innovation Board, to coordinate the UK’s major research organisation on major transport topics. CS Jobs Reference number: 1548406

Closing date: 26 July 2017

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Vacancy: HEO CBRN Desk Officer, Science & Technology Unit, OSCT, Home Office

The Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT) supports the Home Secretary and other Ministers in the development, direction, implementation and governance of the UK’s strategies for countering terrorism and reducing the risk from organised crime.

The post is based in the CBRNE and Science & Technology Unit, which forms part of OSCT’s Protect, Prepare, CBRNE and Science Directorate (PPCS). The Unit is responsible for leading work across government to counter the terrorist threat from conventional explosives and from CBRN, and for harnessing science and technology (S&T) to support OSCT policy leads in delivering counter terrorism and serious organised crime objectives.

Closing date: 28 July 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1549095

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Learning & Development: Royal Society Pairing Scheme

The pairing scheme offers civil servants the chance to be paired with a practising research scientist to find out more about their work, how it is used in policy making, and how to access evidence and expertise.

This annual scheme is focused on a week in Westminster,  4th-7th December, when you will need to be free for your pair to shadow you.

This scheme is jointly provided by the Royal Society and the GSE profession and Policy professions and gives policymakers and research scientists an opportunity to experience each other’s worlds.

You can find more information in this PDF.

Closing date: 28 July 2017

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Vacancies: 2 Team Leader roles (Grade 7) - Government Office for Science

Working at the leading edge of the science-policy interface, the Government Office for Science ensures that government, from the Prime Minister and Cabinet down, has access to the best scientific advice possible when developing policy. As part of the Go-Science team, you will support the Government Chief Scientific Adviser (Sir Mark Walport).

The posts are based within the Science and Security Deputy Directorate in the Government Office for Science. The Deputy Directorate focuses on issues related to the government’s own science and capability, domestically and with our international partners.

Closing date: 31 July 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1547931

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Vacancy: Head of Performance & Delivery for BEIS Energy Innovation Programme (Grade 6)

BEIS Science and Innovation for Climate and Energy (SICE) Directorate is looking to recruit a performance and delivery manager to play a fundamental role in ensuring delivery, reporting and assurance of the Departments £505m Energy Innovation Programme and wider Directorate responsibilities.

Closing date: 31 July 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1549123

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Vacancy: Senior Climate Science Lead (Grade 7), BEIS

BEIS' Science and Innovation for Climate and Energy (SICE) Directorate is looking to recruit one science specialist to work in a high profile and scientifically challenging area of BEIS's work, leading on climate science, climate change impacts and adaptation, and delivering BEIS' climate research programme.

Closing date: 31 July 2017

CS Jobs Reference number: 1549189

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Do you have an opportunity to share?

If you would like to publicise an opportunity in the next GSE Opportunities blog post please send a summary of no more than 100 words with contact details or a link and a closing date to: gse@go-science.gsi.gov.uk

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