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Job opportunities at SPANA’s head office will be posted here. For further information about any vacancy you see on this page, please contact SPANA on 020 7831 3999.

Current job opportunities

Veterinary Programme Advisor

Location: SPANA head office, London

Hours of work: 34.5 hours a week. Standard hours are 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9.00am-4.30pm Fridays

Renumeration: Competitive (based on experience and qualification) plus 10% employer contributory pension to personal pension plan matched by 5% employee contribution and optional private healthcare scheme.

Overall purpose of the role: The successful candidate must have a veterinary degree (recognised by the RCVS) and a minimum basic knowledge of written and spoken French. Ideally they may hold further qualifications in the field of Equine or Large Animal Surgery/Medicine and have previous teaching/managing experience. Previous experience of working in low income countries is useful but not a prerequisite.

It is fundamental that the successful candidate enjoys and be willing to travel extensively to all the countries we operate in. They must be enthusiastic and proactive in further raising the standard of our teams and work abroad and to keep them motivated and focused.

  • To learn more about this role, download the full job description here.
  • Please download our Equality and Diversity monitoring form here.

All applications to be sent to HR Manager Chris Oak at [email protected]

Closing date is 23 August, interviews scheduled for 4 September

Veterinary Project Assistant

Location: SPANA head office, London

Hours of work: 34.5 hours a week. Standard hours are 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9.00am-4.30pm Fridays.

Renumeration: £30,000 plus 10% employer contributory pension to personal pension plan matched by 5% employee contribution and optional private healthcare scheme.

Overall purpose of the role: Assist the Veterinary Department in grouping, inputting and analysing data to lead evidence based research projects and training, as well as coordinating the ordering of drugs and equipment (in the UK and abroad) and assisting in the organising of training courses and other veterinary related activities. It is fundamental that the successful candidate be willing to occasionally travel to all countries we operate in, and enjoy all aspects of administration and management required to support our projects from London. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding in animal welfare, behaviour and husbandry.

  • To learn more about this role, download the full job description here.
  • Please download our Equality and Diversity monitoring form here.

All applications to be sent to HR Manager Chris Oak at [email protected]

Closing date is 23 August, interviews scheduled for 4 September

Financial Controller

SPANA’s mission is to improve the welfare of working animals in the world’s poorest communities. They do this through treatment, training and teaching. They TREAT by providing free veterinary care when animals suffer or when emergencies strike. They TRAIN by building expertise among vets and promoting humane care by animal owners. They TEACH children to develop positive believes, respect and compassion towards animals.SPANA’s mission is to improve the welfare of working animals in the world’s poorest communities. They do this through treatment, training and teaching. They TREAT by providing free veterinary care when animals suffer or when emergencies strike.

They TRAIN by building expertise among vets and promoting humane care by animal owners. They TEACH children to develop positive believes, respect and compassion towards animals.

To support the amazing work SPANA already provides as well as assisting the charity during a period of growth they are looking to recruit a Financial Controller. The role will report to the Director of Finance and will manage SPANAs financial position and to support its future development. Key responsibilities will include;

  • Leading on the implementation of a new accounting system
  • Reviewing and updating all processes, procedures and controls ensuring they are fit for purpose
  • Supporting the Director of Finance in the development of budgets and forecasts
  • Assisting the Director of Finance to prepare the financial statements and manage the yearend audit process

To be suitable for the role you need to be a conscientious fully qualified accountant with excellent interpersonal skills. An understanding of SORP and experience of systems implementation and improving financial controls is essential.

For more information on SAPNA and the role, or for an informal conversation please contact Will Ryan at Allen Lane on 0203 031 9635.

To apply, please send your cv and cover letter to [email protected] by Sunday 20th September. The cover letter should be no more then 2 pages and should include why you are interested in the position and why you believe you are suitable.