CL Manager Veterinarian Full-time Job

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Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

- Contribute to the development of the Research Laboratories strategy, as well as annual business plans.

- Contribute to the development of the Research Laboratories policies and procedures, in line with the overall business objectives of the University, ensuring they promote leading practices and excellence.

- Contribute to the development and management of the Research Laboratories budgets and reports on a timely basis to ensure that divergences are addressed promptly.

- Presents all new research requests to the Research Office

- Leads the Animal Care and Ethics Committee.

Operational Responsibilities

- Effectively leads, develops, motivates, and controls the performance of the ARF team.

- Advises on strategic decisions.

- Provides guidance on clinical cases and for experimental procedures, such as anesthesia, analgesia, euthanasia, surgical technique, recognition and reduction of pain, suffering, distress and lasting harm.

- Supports research relevant to the mission of the university and departments.

- Liaises with Facility Manager for day-to-day and proposed research activities approval.

- Participates in the conduct of scientific programs relevant to the mission of the research facility.

- Ensures availability of state-of-the-art biosecurity and health monitoring programs.

- Supports education, training, and competency of staff

- Maintains and develops relevant expertise with the species used by the research facility.

- Represents the research facility internationally and actively participates in its outstanding reputation.

- Applies latest advances and recommended practice in husbandry and care to the benefits of the research facility

- Liaises with the relevant university departments to facilitate optimal use of the building, software, and equipment, and their acquisition.

- Supervises imports/exports of animals, drugs and other requested material.

- Ensures that the research facility complies with regulations and quality requirements necessary to both National and International standards.

- Organizes the Animal Care and Ethics Committee and other bodies necessary to research acknowledgement.

- Must be capable of solving complex clinical problems in a rational and organized fashion.

- Must have demonstrable knowledge and understanding of international regulations and quality requirements relevant to the Animal Research unit.

- Must have a full understanding of health and safety requirements in relation to animal care and use, as per Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (ASPA).

- Must have evidence of and commitment to Continuous Professional Development.

- Must have good communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to relay straight forward and complex information to a broad range of stakeholders.

- Must have good interpersonal skills enabling the post holder to influence and deliver at all levels.

- Must have strong planning skills, the ability to prioritize in the face of competing demands, proven success in delivering work personally (and through others) to tight deadlines.

- Must have strong decision-making skills with the ability to use initiative and improvise in a changing environment.

- May take part in the training of technicians and personal license holders relating to animal welfare and health.

- May be involved in training in the conduct of minor procedures, surgical methods, anesthetic regimens, peri-operative care and assessment of competence.

- Must hold a personal license.

- Ensure adherence to the University's information security policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.

- Ensure coordination with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.

- Perform any other tasks assigned by Line Manager.

Supervisory Responsibilities

- Provide coaching, guidance and mentoring as required to enhance the internal capabilities of the team and ensure the achievement of established objectives and plans.

- Recommend appropriate training courses as per the pre-determined training needs, evaluate their effectiveness, and monitor their results.

- Carry out performance appraisals for subordinates according to planned schedules and recommend necessary actions as per the applied practices.

- Conduct periodic meetings with subordinates to ensure that priorities are clear and workflow is running smoothly.

Company Description
The UAEs top-ranked university, Khalifa University is leading R&D of real-world solutions and preparing science and engineering graduates to build a better world.