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Defra and its executive agencies offer a wide variety of challenging roles across a broad spectrum of areas, including opportunities to those who wish to travel in the UK and across Europe.

Executive agency vacancies

Current public appointments

Defra is responsible for a number of Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs). The Chairmen and members of these bodies are appointed in line with the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

Civil Service recruitment

For full details of the current Civil Service vacancies online:

Interchange opportunities

Defra’s Interchange programme promotes the movement of staff and exchange of good practice between the Civil Service and other public, private and voluntary organisations.

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