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Senior Executive Officer

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Recruiter: Veterinary Medicines Directorate
Listed on: 23rd July
Location: Addlestone, Surrey
Salary/Rate: £38,367 - £43,629
Salary Notes: 25 days Annual leave + Pension Scheme
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and is responsible for ensuring the safety, quality and efficacy of veterinary medicines in the UK.

We have a vacancy for a Senior Executive Officer in our Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) team based in Addlestone, Surrey.

This exciting and interesting job puts you at the heart of the VMD's AMR policy team as we deliver the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' (Defra)  commitments in the UK's 5 year action plan for antimicrobial resistance, which supports the UK's 20-year vision for AMR.  You will be responsible for coordinating cross-Defra delivery of the UK's National Action Plan (NAP).

As Cross-Defra NAP coordinator, you will:

  • ensure that VMD and cross-Defra actions on AMR are coordinated, delivered and reported effectively
  • support the Defra co-chair of the cross-Whitehall AMR NAP Delivery Board
  • be the Defra Group point of contact on AMR coordination with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) programme management team.

The closing date for applications is 10 August 2020

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate is an Equal Opportunity employer

No Recruitment Agency, Newspaper or Publication calls please.

Contact Name: Veterinary Medicines Directorate
Reference: TJ/8122/58874
Job ID: 2841420

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