19 September 2022

Head Veterinarian

About Company / Organization

Agricultural Appointments

We are the largest agricultural recruitment company in Australia

Ray Johnson



Job Description

Head Veterinarian



Our client has a long and proud history as a fully integrated grower and marketer of chicken products across Australia. The company is committed to the production of food of the highest quality and its brands are some of the most loved and readily recognised in the industry. Its operations include broiler and breeder farms, hatcheries, processing plants, feed milling and protein recovery. The business would now like to employ a Head Veterinarian to provide leadership in all matters of health, biosecurity, welfare and quality.

The primary purpose of this role is to achieve and maintain the highest production efficiency possible through excellent bird health and quality. There is a strong focus on biosecurity, food safety, humane care and environmental stewardship. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly respected organization and become a high-level contributor to the overall success of the business. There is also opportunity for regional, interstate and international travel to gain experience.
• An Australian recognised veterinary degree and ability to register to practice as a veterinarian in all Australian states - essential
• A minimum of 5 to 10 years’ experience as a poultry veterinarian is required
• Highly motivated with excellent communication skills, strong commitment to work related responsibilities and ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• International candidates are encouraged to apply, visa assistance, sponsorship and relocation expenses will be provided

Remuneration is negotiable depending on level of experience but is appropriately structured for this senior management role. The salary package will include a fully maintained company vehicle, phone and all required equipment. Registration fees and professional memberships, including Australian Veterinary Association membership, will be financed. The role is located in Sydney, New South Wales.