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Veterinary Advisor

Ref No: FV/VA/12/20

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 11th December 2020

The Veterinary Advisor will lead the development and delivery of a range of animal health/veterinary advisory services for Fane Valley customers.

Fane Valley Co-op is a long-established farmer owned business with interests in meat processing (beef, lamb, duck), oat milling, animal feed manufacture, the supply of farm requisites and animal health products and the provision of agronomy and forage services. As part of the delivery of our Group Strategic Plan there is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team in this new role.

The Role:
Based in Moira the successful candidate will work closely with the Business Development Director to:

• Lead the development and delivery of a range of animal health/veterinary advisory services for Fane Valley customers;
• Support the Fane Valley Stores network in the development of a range of analytic services for preventive animal health strategies;
• Develop and deliver in-house staff training and customer technical support on a range of animal health activities across the business.

The Person:

• Must 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 5 years’ experience of working in large animal practice and have developed a strong reputation as a leading Veterinary Practitioner;
• 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.

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.

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley. Email:, Tel: (028) 9261 0480 or apply directly through our Get Got portal.

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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.


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.


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.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better