This role is offered by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).
The CSA and Research and Evidence Directorate (RED) brings together four departments: Global Science; Research and Technology; Expertise and Science Advice; and Research Analysts. Collectively these departments deliver expert analysis and advice to inform decision-making across the FCDO.
This is an exciting time to lead the Global Science department, which was launched in April 2022.
The Global Science Department provides strategic leadership of the Science and Innovation Network (jointly funded and co-led with BEIS) and the regional Research and Innovation Hubs – a total FCDO Science and Tech network of 145 officers in 70 locations internationally. Alongside leadership of the FCDO network the global science department also includes a ‘UK hub’ which provides a reactive evidence and knowledge service to FCDO and RED’s business hub, which provides corporate support to the entire directorate.
This is a high profile, policy and delivery role working closely with the BEIS SCS1 - Deputy Director, Global Research & Innovation and the FCDO Research and Evidence Directorate Leadership Team.
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