Genetics Services Manager

Salary: £34,000-£36,000 pa

Closing date: 1st March 2019

Permanent, 35 hours per week

The Animal Health Trust is a leading charity dedicated to the improvement of animal health and welfare through veterinary research, together with high quality clinical services and a commitment to education. The Trust comprises of the Centre for Small Animal Studies, Centre for Equine Studies and Centre for Preventive Medicine.

We are currently seeking a dynamic, motivated and broadly experienced individual to lead our Genetics Services facility.

The successful applicant will lead and be accountable for the day-to-day operation of the canine and equine Genetics Services, providing an efficient, accurate, customer-oriented and commercially competitive DNA testing service to our clients, who include veterinary professionals, Breed Societies and individual dog owners and breeders.

To maintain the DNA testing service as a centre of excellence and to enable close collaboration with our Canine Genetics research group, the individual will have a proven track record in research and/or diagnostic laboratory settings, with experience of a broad spectrum of molecular biology and genetics techniques.  Experience of relevant quality management and health and safety frameworks would also be an advantage.

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We offer our staff a generous employer contribution pension scheme, free parking, staff discounts and basic 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays.

For further information please contact Cathryn Mellersh, Head of Canine Genetics by email cathryn.mellersh@aht.org.uk

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role to recruitment@aht.org.uk or by post to Human Resources Department, Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket CB8 7UU.

Closing date: 1 March 2019

Interviews: w/c 18 March 2019