Veterinary Partnerships and Animal Resources Manager – University of Surrey, Guildford

The University of Surrey is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Guildford, just 30 miles from London and benefitting from excellent rail and road connections. The University of Surrey ranked 10th in The Guardian league table for 2018 and is the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

The School of Veterinary Medicine follows a distributed model for final year teaching and we are actively partnered with leading veterinary practices and local research institutes whose clinicians and scientists participate in teaching throughout the undergraduate curriculum

The School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to recruit a proactive individual as Veterinary Partnerships and Animal Resources Manager. This exciting role would be ideally suited to a veterinary nurse, or practice manager wanting to develop a career in administration and management, whilst remaining within the veterinary industry. We would also welcome candidates with significant experience in administering and supporting veterinary placements.

This is a new role in the School which recognises the needs of our growing network of veterinary practices and off-site teaching facilities. The successful candidate will administer aspects of audit, quality assurance and health and safety of students undertaking placements with our educational partners outside the university. The post-holder will report to the Head of Veterinary Partnerships and Animal Resources, helping to ensure that the School’s educational resources meet the quality standards of relevant professional bodies.

We seek an individual with excellent organisational, administrative and communication skills and a willingness to work with colleagues and external partners to deliver high quality veterinary educational resources; with this in mind, occasional travel to partner organisations locally and throughout the UK will be required. Applicants must have broad knowledge or experience of UK veterinary practice.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be addressed to Claire Gotto, Head of Veterinary Partnerships and Animal Resources via

In addition to competitive salary package, you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, development opportunities, relocation assistance (where applicable) and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

For an application pack, details on the benefits of working with us, and to apply on-line please see our website:   

Veterinary Sciences

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £32,817 to £33,797
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 17 November 2019
Reference:  033419-R
Further details:    Job Description


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