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Deputy Director, Head of Environment Agency Communications

UK Animal and Plant Health Agency

UK Animal and Plant Health Agency

United Kingdom

Government, policy, lobbying, or legal







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About the Role

This role requires a proven leader with expertise in team building and problem solving across the full breadth of communications disciplines.

You’ll be working with the Strategy, Transformation and Assurance (STA) Directorate reporting to our new Director of Strategy. STA is at the heart of our organisation. Its committed, passionate and skilled people provide national-once services to enable our organisation to thrive.

You will grow and lead a small team of expert communications professionals, providing strong and effective media communications and stakeholder engagement. You will drive the team, embedding new ways of working across the organisation.

Responding to incidents is central to what we do. You will be required to have an incident role and make yourself available to respond to incidents or provide business continuity support during an incident.

About the Organisation

The Animal and Plant Health Agency, formerly known as the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, is an executive agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of the United Kingdom.

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