Working for BEIS

How to apply for jobs and workplace benefits at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

We are building an economy that works for everyone, so that there are great places in every part of the UK for people to work and for businesses to invest, innovate and grow.

Read more about what we do.

Apply for a job

You can search for a job, including entry level programmes, on the Civil Service Careers site.

We also take successful candidates from centrally-run civil service recruitment schemes such as the Fast Stream Development Programme.

Join our graduate or experienced entrants programmes

We are offering opportunities for outstanding candidates to join our 2 leadership programmes:

  • Graduate programme - this is targeted at recent graduates with outstanding potential
  • Experienced Entrant programme - this is for those with at least 3 years relevant work experience who would like to further their development in policy and leadership

Find out about the programmes and how to apply.

Develop your career in BEIS

We offer a wide variety of career opportunities and we value professional expertise that includes:

  • policy making and delivery
  • contract management
  • finance
  • marketing and communications
  • human resources (HR)
  • digital
  • project management
  • event delivery

Benefits of working for BEIS

BEIS is a rewarding place to work, offering:

  • job satisfaction: making a positive contribution to the UK’s economy
  • flexible working
  • family friendly policies including maternity, adoption or shared parental leave of up to 26 weeks full pay, followed by 13 weeks statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid, and paternity leave of 2 weeks full pay
  • unique and exciting roles within government
  • learning and development opportunities
  • a diverse and inclusive workplace
  • competitive salaries and benefits packages

Public appointments

BEIS is responsible for a number of non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs). Our public appointments - generally ministerial appointments to the board of a public body or advisory committee - are advertised on the Cabinet Office Public Appointments website.