The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is recruiting a higher scientific officer for its supply team within the regulatory affairs section of the authorisation division.

The role’s salary stands at £35,857 – £38,551/annum with pension scheme, and annual leave commences at 25 days.

The authorisations division is responsible for authorising veterinary medicines, including the assessment of data on the quality, safety and efficacy of such medicines.

The closing date for applications for the role is Wednesday, July 24, 2024.

The VMD said the role requires an individual with the ability to problem solve, to prioritise and organise themselves and to support their team.

“It is an ever changing environment and it is essential that the job holder can think on their feet and rise to challenges quickly and effectively,” the VMD said.

“This exciting and interesting job puts you at the heart of the VMD’s work in facilitating the availability of medicines to veterinary surgeons and in part delivery of the VMD’s transparency agenda.

“You will be part of a team with diverse activities in a target driven environment where quality of service is essential.”

Those interested in applying for the role of VMD higher scientific officer should apply via the civil service jobs portal on the UK government’s website.