Global Animal Health Advisor

Programmes Directorate
Central London

An opportunity for a permanent full-time veterinary role has arisen within Brooke. We are seeking an individual with expertise in veterinary education and learning technology to lead a progressive and ambitious plan for animal health capacity building. This position will allow a high degree of autonomy to expand an already established programme of online learning courses, and a trainer of trainer ethos, and will involve a continuous interaction with international colleagues and external stakeholders. Our focus is to use competency based education to develop clinical and non-clinical skills to establish veterinarians and paraprofessionals as credible and trusted animal health experts and animal welfare advocates for the communities which they serve. The successful candidate will coordinate and produce blended learning continued professional development for building animal health expertise at Brooke and beyond.

The organisation is entering an exciting new phase focused on strengthening linkages with human development priorities to ensure greater sustainable impact for both animals and people.

In Brooke, Global Animal Health refers to the systems that exist to restore or maintain the health in a population of animals, while also ensuring that people do not suffer financial hardship when paying for these services. Our work involves navigating private and government animal health systems to ensure activities build on existing infrastructure. This sustainable approach requires complex interventions with multiple stakeholders at different levels; at field level, at the level of individual training facilities and also providing expert advice to global institutions. Brooke expertise is recognised within the animal health sector with recent representation on the OIE veterinary education working group, special status with the FAO as well as numerous presentations at conferences and publications of our work.

You will possess a relevant qualification in veterinary medicine, have an understanding of animal health systems in low resource settings, as well as knowledge of international development needs. You will have qualifications and a passion for veterinary education including a proven ability to deliver high impact teaching using educational technology.

Interviewing week commencing 3 June 2019

19 May 2019

This opportunity is closed to applications.