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

Announced
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.

Announcement

An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

The Minister for Defence People and Veterans has appointed Mr Nicholas Bunting as Ex-Service Charities organisation member of the Independent Medical Expert Group (IMEG) for a period of three years. Mr Bunting will be replacing Mr Barry Le Grys. The appointment will commence on 1 September 2020 and will expire on 31 August 2023.

Date: 06/08/2020

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    27/03/2020

  • Closed for Applications

    04/05/2020

  • Panel Sift

    TBC

  • Final Interview Date

    22 or /23/6/ 2020 TBC

  • Announcement

    06/08/2020 at 13:00

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 .

Attachments
28664 - -Diversity-Monitoring-form-accessible (5)
28664 - Guaranteed Interview Scheme Declaration
28664 - IMEG - EOI (002)
28664 - Campaign information pack - Ex services Organisation member Final- AMENDED
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