Defra is recruiting staff to focus on the substantial work related to the implications of Brexit, reversing the Whitehall trend of contraction.
It is advertising for new roles including two-year fixed contracts for policy team leaders, offering a £45,690 salary.
A Defra spokesperson said: “Many roles within Defra are now supporting EU exit-related work.
“The department has set up an EU Exit programme to coordinate this work and is identifying and filling vacancies on a rolling basis.”
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