Stud Manager (Maternity Cover)

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Chelmsford, Essex
£23,557 - £24,983 per annum
24 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Stud Manager (Maternity Cover)

£23,557 - £24,983 per annum

Full time, 37 hours per week

Fixed term until 6th October 2019

Do you have an unequivocal commitment to excellence and want to inspire others?  If so we are looking for you to join our Equine Resource Unit!

Working as part of the core Equine Resource Unit team, everything you do will strive for excellence. You will be required to support the Equine Resource Manager on our award winning Stud facility, assisting in supporting students and managing the assistant, casual, and apprentice and student workforce at the Stud to ensure effective and efficient day-to-day operations.

The successful candidate will assist teaching staff by providing practical support to students through general instruction, supervision of routine stud duties and assisting with research projects.

To be selected for this role, you must be an enthusiastic individual with a passion to succeed. It is essential that you have a proven track record in all aspects of stud work including management of breeding horses, foaling and care and handling of young stock; ideally you will hold a relevant degree within equine studies / science or a closely related field.  Due to the nature of the role it is essential that you hold a driving licence.

Shared accommodation is provided for better performance of duties, and your own horse is also welcome.

For more information on this role, or other opportunities and Writtle University College, please visit our website. 

Closing date for applications: 21.01.2019                             

Interview date: 30.01.2019

Writtle University College strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.