WHERE WE ARE
Offices throughout the UK; headquarters in London.
We employ across a range of levels and professions – from scientists and vets to policy advisers and human resources staff.
Salaries vary from role to role but we aim to be competitive.
Well-established flexible working arrangements, up to 30 days leave linked to service, employee assistance programme, study/volunteering leave and an attractive pension scheme among other benefits.
WHO WE ARE
We are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues.
MORE ABOUT US
Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health. The issues the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) deals with affect people locally, nationally and internationally. We promote efficient business, encourage sustainable food production, protect communities from flooding and help rural communities to thrive. In all of our work we strike the right balance between economic, social and environmental goals, for a sustainable future.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Defra employs experts in their field who are passionate about the environment as well as safeguarding both animal and human health. We’re looking for people from a broad range of professional backgrounds who can make a real difference to the organisation and who are representative of the communities we serve. If you have the skills we need and the drive to make a real impact on the world, please visit our website for more information.