The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) seeks applications for members to join its Darwin Plus Advisory Group (DPAG).
We are particularly seeking individuals who have good knowledge of environmental issues within the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) including biodiversity conservation and protection, management of the marine environment and climate change issues affecting the UKOTs
This expertise should also ideally be supplemented by knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:
Applicants from a wide range of backgrounds will be considered including private sector, academic and professional institutions and non-governmental organisations.
The deadline for applications is noon on Friday 18th August 2017 and appointments will commence in mid- September 2017.
You’ll need to be able to demonstrate a strong track record in your area and be able to apply your expertise in helping the DPAG formulate advice to Ministers on Darwin Plus applications. You will need good knowledge in your own area but also be able to challenge the group in discussions on subjects outside of your expertise.
We’re looking for individuals who, as leaders in their field, genuinely want to contribute at the highest levels and are able to support their views with well-argued evidence. You’ll offer sound judgment, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to assimilate complex information and preferably have previous committee experience.
An application pack is available at the bottom of this advert.
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