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Chemicals Assessment Scientist (Specialist) £36,389 per year in South Yorkshire, England
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Chief Scientist and Director of the Chief Scientist’s Group

Job at Environment Agency in South Yorkshire, England

Are you passionate about good quality science and its use in decision making? Do you want to use your scientific knowledge and skills to create better places for people, wildlife and the environment? The Covid pandemic has highlighted the need for the best available evidence and effective science communication to underpin policy decisions. This role provides a unique opportunity to apply strong science leadership to address current and emerging environmental challenges. The Environment Agency’s Chief Scientist provides strategic direction and scientific advice to ensure that our decisions are underpinned by sound evidence. The role leads the Chief Scientist’s Group, the focal point for scientific knowledge and professional expertise across the Environment Agency. The Chief Scientist's Group leads on a wide range of science, research, analysis and evaluation for the Environment Agency, putting strong science and rigorous analysis at the heart of our work. The Chief Scientist is responsible for:• identifying future environmental risks, developing an understanding of them and informing how the business responds; • providing scientific advice in response to major environmental and other incidents; • leading our relationship with counterpart Chief Scientific Advisers across Government, Universities and the UK Research Councils on areas of shared interest. This senior leadership role requires scientific credibility to work with expert scientists internally and externally, a PhD (or equivalent) in an environmental science area is desirable in order to achieve this but is not essential.An understanding of the UK environmental policy landscape and UK environmental science sector is essential.Strong people leadership, strategic thinking and the ability to build relationships with external partners are essential. Experience of influencing within a large, complex organisation is essential. The ability to communicate scientific information in a clear, non-technical way is essential.

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Chemicals Assessment Scientist (Specialist) £36,389 per year in South Yorkshire, England
Senior Environmental Monitoring Officer (Marine) £36,389 per year in South Yorkshire, England
Data and Information Specialist £36,389 per year in South Yorkshire, England
Chemicals Assessment Scientist (Officer) £28,785 per year in South Yorkshire, England
FCRM Natural Flood Management Officer £24,213 per year in Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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