The Landscape, Nature & Forestry Division of the Welsh Government is seeking a PhD student for a placement opportunity within its Landscape & Outdoor Recreation team. The team‘s remit falls under the portfolio of the Minister for Climate Change which supports delivery objectives identified under the Welsh Government’s “Programme for Government” (PfG) and other strategies.
The placement provides an opportunity to gain insight into the functioning of Welsh government and evidenced based policy development at the highest level. The post-holder will work in an interesting and diverse team, contributing to the shaping of a future policy direction. The post-holder will be expected to work independently within parameters and guidelines provided by the Welsh Government. Working closely with a wide range of colleagues the successful candidate will build valuable working relationships, broaden their knowledge of public policy-making and enhance their existing transferable skills.
This is a full-time role for three months. You will be required to work from home whilst existing Covid-19 restrictions are in place but will be supplied with a laptop to facilitate regular contact with line management and colleagues.
The start date will be agreed following successful Welsh Government security clearance.
For more information and application details for this PhD placement, click below to download the full job spec.