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GSE Opportunities: Vacancies in the Home Office and Council for Science and Technology.

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Science and Technology Portfolio Delivery Lead (G7), Home Office

The Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT) is responsible for developing and coordinating the Government’s approach on a wide range of security issues, supporting the Home Secretary and other Ministers in the development and implementation of the UK’s strategies for countering terrorism and ensuring our national security.

Roles within OSCT are fast paced and high profile, and impact daily on the safety and security of the UK. The experience, expertise and relationships across the Department, Whitehall, the Police, and Security and Intelligence Agencies enable the department to provide high quality analysis and advice to Ministers and senior officials who have significant interest in our work.

The Portfolio Delivery Lead will design and oversee formulation, commissioning and delivery of the multi-million pound S&T portfolio, including across Physical Sciences, Behavioural and Social Sciences, and Digital and Data. We deliver the portfolio in close collaboration with our wider government, international and private sector partners.

Further details on Civil Service Jobs.

Reference: 21505

Closing date: Sunday 10th November

Head of Secretariat for the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology (G7), Government Office for Science (GOS)

This role involves working on high-profile, cross government priorities and offers a mix of policy, analysis, strategy, influencing, project delivery and line management.

The secretariat plays a significant role in ensuring members are well briefed on emerging issues and can provide timely, influential advice. The team also helps CST members to draw on support from a wider community of experts in academia and industry to convene diverse views relevant to projects. The work is fascinating, dynamic and challenging, with a high profile among senior officials and Ministers, including the Prime Minister.

You will apply and develop your political awareness and programme management skills, and play a central role in ensuring scientific advice informs top level government priorities across a wide range of complex issues. You will be expected to help scope, manage and deliver specific projects for the Council.

Further details available on Civil Service Jobs.

Reference: 221757

Closing Date: Monday 25th November

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