Head of Veterinary Partnerships and Animal Resources

Guildford, United Kingdom
£50,132 to £51,630
13 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Veterinary Medicine

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £50,132 to £51,630
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Thursday 11 July 2019
Interview Date:      Wednesday 31 July 2019

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 talented individual to take responsibility for supporting and further expanding our partner network which is central to our educational strategy. This network provides clinical and pre-clinical educational opportunities for veterinary students. The current network includes over 60 partner organisations, including clinical practices, Further Education Colleges and food producers.

This is a senior position within the School. The role involves recruitment of new partner organisations, negotiation of contractual agreements, overseeing audits of facilities and delivery of quality assurance policies. The post-holder will report to the Head of Veterinary Education and will be responsible for ensuring that the School’s educational resources meets the quality standards of relevant professional bodies.

Applicants must be registered (or eligible to register) with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS) and have experience of UK veterinary practice. We seek an individual with excellent networking and communications skills and a willingness to work with colleagues and external partners to deliver high quality veterinary educational resources. Frequent travel to partner organisations throughout the UK will be required.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to play a leading role in the delivery of veterinary workplace-based learning. Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be addressed to Professor Peter Cockcroft, Head of Veterinary Education 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.

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

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