Data Governance Officer, Egham or Wallingford, United Kingdom At CABI


£34,473 – £40,556


Egham or Wallingford (UK based – with hybrid working)

Job Summary

Application deadline: Friday 15th September (noon)

Fixed-Term Contract: 1 year

Background to the role 

Activities in the agricultural domain produce significant amounts of data, with an increasing emphasis being placed on how to share, analyse and reuse. Most of these activities take place within complex systems, in which data-focused interventions must consider the most appropriate ways to effect change. CABI is establishing itself as experts in facilitating human centred design-informed policy, processes and tools to help its stakeholders manage, use and share data more effectively. Our data policy and practice expertise complement CABI’s strong expertise in data collection and analytics through its scientific publishing, Compendia and database business, as well as through its major international development programmes. 

Candidate profile 

CABI is looking for a curious and enthusiastic individual with data governance and data policy skills to support our growing portfolio of data policy and practice projects within CABI’s digital development theme. 

This role is most suitable for a mid-career scientist with data governance/policy, international development and implementation experience, with a keen interest in good data management, access, and sharing practices.

In order to process any applications from nationals outside of the EU and UK, we would require documentation to show the applicant is currently resident and able to work in the in the UK, or is able to relocate on own means and possesses full authorisation from the UK Border Agency (for further information please use the following link

CABI reserves the right to review the applications as they come in on an ongoing basis and close applications once we have found a suitable candidate.

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