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3 x Members of the Veterinary Residues Committee (VRC)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location England (Yorkshire & Humberside) - UK
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Board & Executives
Deadline 16/05/2011
Company Name Defra
Contact Name Committee Support Team
Email vrcappts@vmd.defra.gsi.gov.uk
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Defra is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs.
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The Veterinary Residues Committee (VRC) is a Committee of Experts of Defra established in 2011. Its role, broadly speaking, is to advise the Chief Executives of the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on formulating residues surveillance programmes and on the significance of the results in terms of consumer safety.

We need to appoint three new members for terms of office expiring in December 2014.

The Lead Defra Minister, the Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, will:
• set terms of reference for the Committee;
• agree strategic work plans, receive reports and advice;
• receive periodic reviews of the Committee’s functions and value for money;
• consult the Devolved Administrations and other Departments as appropriate about the Committee and its work.

Remuneration at the rate of £148 for each meeting attended is payable together with an additional £38 for preparation time spent reading the papers prior to a meeting. Travel and expenses will also be paid.

Defra is committed to improving the diversity of its public bodies and welcomes applications irrespective of race, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age or gender re-assignment.

We particularly welcome interest from under-represented groups, including individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic communities; and disabled people – for whom we offer an interview access scheme.

For further information about these VRC positions, please contact VMD diretcly at vrcappts@vmd.defra.gsi.gov.uk This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or Committee Support Team, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 3LS.

Completed applications for VRC appointments should be returned to the contact details above. Please note the closing date for receiving applications is 12 Noon 16 May 2011.

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