Principal Vet

  • Company:
    LIC
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    17 hours ago
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We’re looking for a qualified Veterinarian with full NZ Veterinary Council registration to provide leadership in animal health & welfare, maintain the security of our export approved premises, provide expert advice and keep our 900 elite artificial breeding bulls at the top of their game.This is a senior role which is critical to the success of our business. You’ll thrive in a fast paced environment and be confident meeting challenges head on.Experience and a passion for the dairy industry is a must. As our Principle Vet, you’ll be the advocate for the health and wellbeing of our bulls, which are our biggest asset – literally. Responsible for increasing genetic gain of the New Zealand dairy herd, they’re worth around $115 million!Based at our head office in Newstead, Hamilton you’ll enjoy a mix of office life and time on the farm.You’ll be the leader in a team of two vets and your expertise will be called on from across the business. Strong leadership qualities and the ability to influence key stakeholders is essential to your success in this role.You’ll have excellent communication skills as well as being computer literate. Once the admin and compliance tasks are fulfilled, you have the freedom to mould this role around your skill set and interests with the opportunity of being involved in world-leading research and development.We’re a team of close to 800 permanent staff, swelling to more than 2000 during the spring peak dairy mating season. We’re a down to earth, diverse bunch – a mix of super smart scientists, farmers, sales people and more.Got you curious? Want to talk with our current vet to find out more or better yet, come and visit our office and bull farm, if so please email phil.mckinnon@lic.co.nzWe have the best veterinary job in the country so we want the best vet to fill it.In return you will receive: Ongoing training and professional development opportunitiesA competitive salaryA company vehicleWeekends and nights to yourself