Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer
Anything but ordinary
Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer (DCVO) Unified Grade 5
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA)
The post-holder will be headquartered at Ballykelly, County Londonderry.
The Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA) seeks to recruit a senior veterinary professional for an exciting opportunity at Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer (DCVO) Unified Grade 5 level as a member of the Northern Ireland Senior Civil Service. This is a job for an individual with a proven track record of decision making and leadership in the veterinary field. The post holder will work closely with the CVO for NI, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to provide strategic leadership to this policy and delivery Group at a time of cultural, structural and functional change. You will be joining a team of friendly, dedicated professionals with a focus on delivery of animal health and welfare services to the agri-food industry in
This post may be filled by secondment of the successful candidate from his/her current employer.
Further appointments may be made from this competition should NICS positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.
For more detailed information and to apply, please go to
Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:
HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall
Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330.
All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC224250.
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than
12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 18th May 2018.
The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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