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Programme Officer - Veterinary/Equine Welfare


  • Home Based
  • Veterinary
  • Welfare
  • International
  • Project Management

Closing date: Tuesday 9th April 2024

Job Details

Programme Officer - Veterinary/Equine Welfare

Closing Date for Applicants:
Tuesday 9th April 2024

Permanent, full time

£37,945.00 per annum

International charity World Horse Welfare is seeking an individual to join our International team to support and develop the community-based projects that underpin the charity’s presence in our project countries.

The role is UK based, working from home and or at our Head Office in Norfolk but does require overseas travel. 

The Programme Officer responsible for Veterinary/Welfare/Research is primarily a project management role that facilitates the implementation of our International programme ensuring that working equid welfare is improved in a contextually appropriate and effective manner. However, you will also be asked to advise on all issues that relate to the veterinary aspects of equine welfare. An important part of the role is the development of relationships with key stakeholders to raise the profile and enhance the charity’s reputation. 

  • We are looking for someone with experience of working with people of different cultures and economic situations, who can take on management tasks and responsibilities. 

  • It is essential for this role that you are a qualified Veterinarian.

  • You must have in-depth knowledge of equine health and welfare and be experienced in the daily management and handling of equines. 

  • You will have an interest and experience of leading research projects and have good oral and written skills.

  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders and be a realistic problem solver is also important.

World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and care. The International department is responsible for implementing the charity’s strategy mainly in countries described as having low to middle income economies.

We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as death in service benefit, bike to work scheme, employee sickness pay scheme and a minimum of 31 days holiday, including bank and public holidays and mandatory shut down between Christmas and New Year.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the charity’s values of being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking. 

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Closing date for applications:  9th April 2024

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