Dairy Herd Manager

University of Edinburgh are looking for an experienced Dairy Herd Manager for their Dairy Herd at Langhill Farm as part of the larger R(D)SVS/Roslin Institute farm estate.

The Opportunity:

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is looking for a Dairy Herd Manager to oversee the day to day management, and take an active role in running all aspects of a large dairy herd.

Your skills and attributes for success:

You should have extensive knowledge and experience of practical farming and animal husbandry.
You must be committed to promoting best practice in animal welfare and have sound skills in animal handling, animal care / welfare.
You must demonstrate a highly flexible approach to you work and an ability to respond to urgent or unpredictable events 24/7.
You must possess excellent communication skills as you will be expected to line manage members of staff and coordinate with researchers, veterinary teaching staff and students.

Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 per annum

Closing date: 24/11/2021

Further information can be found here.