Inside the Defra Group, around 100 Scientists and Engineers are pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Yet, by collaborating with expertise around the globe, our international reach extends far beyond this.

From Marine Scientists, Grassland Specialists and Flood Defence Engineers, to Biologists, Epidemiologists and Data Specialists, we work with a community of around 5,700 individuals. This results in a huge range of specialisms, and it makes the Defra Group a place where scientific discovery directly influences the nation’s decision-making.

We champion a strong relationship between evidence and policy, and we embed our Scientists and Engineers within our policy teams. Join us here, and you will harness complex science and analysis to help us arrive at original and more efficient delivery methods.

Science roles fall within our Analyst category.