Veterinary Projects Coordinator Job in ACT, The Australian Veterinary Association, Canberra ACT
Closing date not provided – posted 9 March 2018
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) represents over 9,500 veterinarians and students across Australia. ¬†We have an opportunity for a qualified Veterinarian to join our team, providing scientific expertise and coordinating projects for our Policy and Advocacy team.¬† You will be the key resource to drive outcomes for the Policy Advisory Council, working closely with our Head of Policy and Advoacy and establishing policy working groups, coordinating meetings, agendas and minutes.
Your scientific and technical knowledge will be invaluable as you help prepare draft policies¬†and submissions to government and other stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will have built on their scientific veterinary skills, and have experience in coordinating projects and/or working in administrative roles. You may currently be in a practice, research or policy environment. We can offer an opportunity to build your policy and project expertise policy, working for your professional asssocation.
Most importantly, you will be a team player with a passion for the veterinary profession, and able to demonstrate:
- Relevant and up to date knowledge of veterinary science, animal health and welfare
- Excellent written and verbal skills, to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
- Project management and administration skills, supporting others and together achieving outcomes
- Experience researching and developing policy and government submissions
- Proven ability to coordinate multiple projects and manage key stakeholders
If successful you’ll be in a role where your work is appreciated, in a values based organisation that supports one of Australia’s most trusted professions. You’ll work in a flexible and friendly culture and team environment, and be supported in your ongoing professional development.
If this sounds like you and you meet our requirements, please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter to¬†email@example.com.
Interested candidates must be living in Australia with appropriate working visa.