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GSE opportunities: Deputy director role at the Science Museum and cross-government advisory roles in Dft and DIT.

Deputy Director, Science Museum, London

As the home of human ingenuity, the Science Museum's world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the world.

As the Deputy Director, you will be responsible for leading the Science Museum curatorial teams, working with internationally renowned curatorial specialists and bringing our scientific stories to life. You will ensure our collecting policies reflect our ambitions and that curators are at the heart of exhibition developments and manage the collections within our financial constraints. You will also oversee future research projects that enable the museum to tell the stories that help people interpret science.

All Science Museum exhibitions and public programmes are created to ensure we fulfil our mission to help people make sense of the science that shapes our lives and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. You will be responsible for overseeing the quality of the content, the interpretation and how that is articulated into an exhibition or event. You will be a key representative of the Science Museum with peer institutions, learned societies, Government and project advisory boards, and also a key media spokesperson.

You will have academic knowledge and understanding of a science discipline, demonstrating credibility within the science community. You will have significant experience of operational delivery including programme management and resource management. As well as a passionate commitment to excellent visitor-led service delivery, you will have the ability to lead your teams to deliver a clear vision.

Further details on the Science Museum website.

Reference: SMG01026

Closing date: Sunday 12th May 2019

Senior policy advisor - Low Carbon Fuels (SEO), Department for Transport (DfT)

Are you a highly motivated policy professional with a good scientific background with a desire to lead and develop policy? Do you love delivering important messages to company representatives and senior colleagues? Would you like to manage a significant project to introduce changes to UK renewable fuels legislation? If so, we would love to hear from you.

As a Senior Policy Advisor within the Low Carbon Fuels Regulation team, you will play a meaningful part in delivering UK climate change commitments. You will take responsibility for developing and conveying complex amendments to legislation, securing buy-in from a diverse and challenging set of stakeholders, and advising Ministers on how best to decarbonise transport through incentivising novel low carbon fuels. This is a challenging and exciting role based within a policy team, where you will combine technical complexity and controversy within a strong international and EU dimension.

Further details available on the Civil Service Jobs website.  

Reference: 1626985

Closing date: Monday 29th April 2019

Technical Advisor (HEO), Department for International Trade (DIT)

Calling scientist and engineers interested in training to become Technical Advisers (HEO grade with a specialist enhancement) at the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) within DIT’s London office.

ECJU provides operational delivery and policy expertise on export controls. Our mission is to promote global security and facilitate responsible exports by regulating the export of sensitive technologies.

We need individuals to join a multi-disciplinary team of science and engineering specialists to contribute to an efficient, rigorous and customer friendly export licensing and compliance system.

Reference: 1627958

Further details on the Civil Service Jobs website.

Closing date: Sunday 28th April 2019


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