Member of the Committee on Climate Change’s Adaptation Sub-Committee

Are you passionate about ensuring the UK is ready to deal with the impacts of climate change? Do you want to be part of the leading independent body that provides advice to the UK administrations on preparing for climate change?

The Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) of the Committee on Climate Change is seeking to appoint a new independent member with expertise in civil engineering, with a focus on some or all of the following: flooding, water supply, coastal engineering and/or large system modelling, in the context of a changing climate.

The ASC is jointly sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government. It is chaired by Professor Dame Julia King (The Baroness Brown of Cambridge). As a Sub-Committee member you will be responsible for developing the work of the Adaptation Sub-Committee, determining its strategic direction and providing impartial input into the Sub-Committee’s work.

Find out more about this role and how to apply.

Closing date: Extended until midday 19 September 2018


Please note that, in the interests of fair and open competition, we do not maintain a database of potential candidates. Therefore we do not accept applications on a speculative basis or hold CVs on file to be considered for future vacancies.