Apr 062020
 

Ex-Service Charities Organisation Member x1- Independent Medical Expert Group (IMEG)

Body: Independent Medical Expert Group (IMEG)
Appointing Department: Ministry of Defence
Sector: Defence
Location: London with some UK travel
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: No but the MOD will reimburse reasonable travel and subsistence expenses.
Time Requirements: Approximately 10 days per year. Meetings are usually held at Ministry of Defence offices in London with some UK travel.
This is not a ministerial appointment.

Vacancy Description

IMEG’s role is to advise Min (DPV) on medical and scientific aspects of the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) and related matters. The IMEG are seeking a member to represent the ex-Service charities organisations. The overall responsibility of the member is to:

  • engage fully in collective consideration of the issues, taking account of the full range of relevant factors, including any guidance issued by the sponsor department or the responsible minister;
  • ensure that the code of Practice on Access to Government Information is adhered to;
  • ensure that the Group does not exceed its powers or functions.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must:

  • be a senior representative of a COBSEO-affiliated ex-Service organisation specialising in veterans’ welfare, with the support of their organisation’s Chair/President/Director;
  • engage fully in collective consideration of the issues, taking account of the full range of relevant factors, including any guidance issued by the sponsor department or the responsible minister;
  • demonstrate their ability to represent the views of all veterans and their families;
  • have experience working collaboratively on high level committees or at board level;
  • demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and teamwork.

The successful candidates should also:

  • have an understanding of how the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme operates; and
  • have experience working on an advisory body.

Additional Information

The appointment will be for a period of three years starting in August 2020.

How to Apply

Please complete the attached Expression of Interest and Monitoring Information Forms and send a copy of each along with your most recent CV to DBSCivPers-ResNONSTDAPPTS@mod.uk quoting reference 28664 .

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