Working for BEIS

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


At BEIS, we are leading the UK’s recovery from coronavirus and building a stronger, greener country. Our work makes a real difference to people across the UK and internationally.

We lead on the UK’s commitments to tackle climate change and drive green economic growth. We support businesses to create jobs and increase opportunity in regions across the UK. We also encourage investment and innovation to make the UK a science superpower producing research that will improve lives.

We are building an inclusive culture to make BEIS a brilliant place to work where our people feel valued, have a voice and can be their authentic selves. We value difference and diversity, not only because we believe it is the right thing to do, but because it will help us be more innovative and make better decisions.

We welcome applications from anyone who shares our commitment to inclusion. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader employer and we will fully support candidates with a disability or long-term condition who require adjustments in our recruitment process.

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.

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
  • science and engineering
  • analysis

Benefits of working for BEIS

BEIS is a rewarding place to work, offering:

  • job satisfaction: making a positive contribution to the UK’s economy
  • a diverse and inclusive workplace including excellent staff networks
  • flexible working
  • Civil Service pension scheme
  • generous annual leave and bank holiday allowance
  • 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
  • competitive salaries and benefits packages
  • season ticket schemes
  • cycle to work scheme

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.