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Veterinary Advisor

Ref No: FV/VA/02/24

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 21st February 2024

As part of the delivery of our Group Strategic Plan there is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team as Veterinary Advisor.

The Role:

Based in Moira the successful candidate will work closely with the Veterinary Services Manager to:

  • Develop the farm advisory services for existing Fane Valley customers;
  • Put into practice the correct management and preventative health strategies for Fane Valley’s customers;
  • Work closely with a small number of farms, building a close and trusted relationship to make advisory changes for the best farm outcome;
  • Support the Fane Valley Stores and Feeds network to enhance the complete Fane Valley Services to farmers.

The Person:

  • Candidates will be educated to degree level in veterinary science or medicine and registered as a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS);
  • Have a minimum of 3  years’ experience of working in large animal practice and have developed a strong reputation as a leading Veterinary Practitioner;
  • Ability to understand and review technical information and reports to provide sound and correct recommendations for farmers;
  • Ability to work independently and be a strong team member;
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have excellent presentation skills and desirably have experience of presenting to farmer groups;
  • Be IT literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications;
  • A strong commercial acumen with a proven track record in building customer relationships;
  • A comprehensive understanding of the agricultural industry in Northern Ireland;
  • Understand farmers needs and the motivation to adopt preventative solutions.

In return the company offers an attractive salary with bonus, a benefits package, paid CPD and RCVS fees, a company car and excellent career progression opportunities.

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About Us

Fane Valley Co-operative is a progressive agri-food business based in Moira, Northern Ireland. Operating across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and Belgium the Co-op has interests in red meat processing (beef, lamb and edible offals), the production of beef dripping, fully integrated duck production & processing, porridge oats & breakfast cereal, animal feed manufacturing, agricultural supplies and the provision of agronomy and forage services.

Formed in 1903, Fane Valley remains 100% farmer owned. The business, which now employs 2,750 people, continues to grow through a strategy of organic growth and targeted acquisitions.

Culture

Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Fane Valley is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.

Benefits

In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.