Research Officer

Recruiter
Easyweb Recruitment
Location
Godalming
Salary
£20,000-£24,000 dependant on experience plus excellent benifits
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Research Officer An exciting Research Officer role with a progressive and leading global farm animal welfare charity. Our client is the leading international farm animal welfare charity campaigning to improve the lives of millions of farm animals through advocacy, lobbying for legislative change and positive engagement with the global food industry Job title: Research Officer – Research and Education Location: Godalming, Surrey (with flexibility and the possibility for some home working) Contract type: Full time, Permanent Hours: Full-time Salary: £20,000-£24,000 dependant on experience plus excellent benifits Closing date: 25th August 2017 Interview date: Week of 28th August 2017 About the role: Do you want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to help improve the welfare of farm animals and the sustainability of our global food system? Are you a team player, with the ability to take academic knowledge and translate it for use by different audiences? Perhaps you could be a voice for farm animals as well as representing the charity on the world stage in a number of fora such as academic, policy and civil society meetings? If so, this could be the role for you. The goal of researchers within the Campaigns team is to maintain and develop them as a Centre of Excellence in Animal Welfare and Sustainability (as it relates to livestock production) and use science as a lever for change in helping to end factory-farming. They support a truly international organization with offices and projects in Europe, North America and China. About you: The Research Officer role offers a wonderful opportunity for a recent postgraduate, or a graduate with additional animal welfare, environmental or agriculture experience, to grow and develop in this dynamic environment. The right candidate will bring enthusiasm, scientific rigour and a broad knowledge-base; having an interest in applying principles of animal welfare both directly, and, indirectly through sustainability as it relates to livestock. A good knowledge of farm animal welfare is essential, along with a problem-solving, ‘can-do’ attitude. The role offers a unique opportunity to make a lasting impact for farm animal welfare within a dynamic team and influential organisation. You may have experience of the following: Research Analyst, Research Manager, Business Information, Not for profit, Charity, Research & Data Officer, Research Executive, Information Manager, Information Officer, Animal Welfare etc. This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75402178