Director of Veterinary

£69,651 - £79,849 (pending pay review)
10 Jul 2019
30 Aug 2019

Sciences Division

Department: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Northern Ireland (AFBI)

Location: AFBI Stormont, Stoney Road, Belfast

AFBI is seeking to appoint a Director of Veterinary Sciences to lead, manage and inspire excellence across the work of the Division. Veterinary Sciences Division undertakes an integrated programme of statutory, disease surveillance, emergency response and R&D on diseases of major animal health or zoonotic significance on behalf of DAERA and external funders.

The Division also undertakes a significant programme of work to ensure the chemical and microbiological safety of foods of animal origin.

The role of Director of Veterinary Sciences Division is a senior leadership position reporting directly to the CEO. The person appointed to the post will be expected to provide vision, scientific leadership and strategic direction for the Division and as a member of AFBI’s Executive Management Team actively contribute to the corporate leadership and management of the organisation.

Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.

For more detailed information and to apply, please click the apply button.

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 IRC243701.

Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 30th August 2019.

All applications for employment are considered strictly on the basis of merit. Applications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and Females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.

AFBI is an Equal Opportunities Employer and all applications for this post will be considered on merit.