Job Title: Veterinary Advanced Breeding Administrator

Working Hours: 32 plus-hour contract, flexible with exact working hours. 

Contract Type: Permanent - start date ASAP

Location: Tyndale Vets, Lower Wick, Dursley, GL11 6DD

Company Background:

Tyndale Vets Ltd is a dedicated farm animal veterinary practice based in the rural heartland of Gloucestershire. We pride ourselves as market leaders in the specialist field of Bovine IVF with a state-of-the-art laboratory on site & a whole team dedicated to the creation & transfer of bovine embryos. We are forward thinking & progressive & are constantly striving to expand through increasing the number of IVF collections we do, expanding our client base & working with new species.

Our team of four advanced breeding staff & wider team of thirty are committed to providing an excellent service & helping our clients to achieve the best possible results on their farms.

We are dedicated to Practice growth & development & believe in building a business with people at its heart. We encourage fun within our Practice & believe in the power of teamwork. Every member of our team is motivated & committed to working together whilst having a good time in the process! You'll find not just a workplace but a vibrant social environment. We often hold after-hours social events, fostering strong team bonds and a positive atmosphere. We value initiative & innovation in developing our team & are widely recognised as one of the leading providers of veterinary production medicine in the UK.

Job Description:

To help grow our Advanced Breeding Bovine IVF capability, we are currently seeking to recruit for a Veterinary Advanced Breeding Administrator on a permanent contract. This role is open to anyone with a genuine interest in our sector. You will be well supported in your career development & all training needs will be met. There is a degree of flexibility that comes with this role, both in terms of the hours to be worked & in the nature of the work to be done as we seek to further develop our multi skilled team. The role plays a pivotal part in ensuring the efficient & smooth operation of our laboratory and IVF breeding initiatives. The ideal candidate will excel in administrative tasks, possess strong data management skills & exhibit exceptional attention to detail. It is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right qualifications & a flexible, can-do attitude.

Your day-to-day duties might include:

Performing administrative functions essential for the success of our advanced breeding programs, ensuring smooth coordination and implementation
Employing proficient data management skills utilizing Excel for data entry, manipulation, and reporting to support informed decision making
Maintaining meticulous records of inventory using both digital and paper-based systems to uphold compliance standards and facilitate efficient inventory management
Managing the logistics of nationwide embryo and semen straw shipments with precision and timeliness
Preparing customized drug treatment packs and programs tailored to the needs of donor animals, adhering to pharmaceutical guidelines
Coordinating Ovum Pick Up (OPU) collection days, managing logistics and ensuring seamless operations
Utilizing shared Outlook diaries to coordinate team schedules and optimize resource allocation
Executing billing tasks accurately and efficiently using specialized software
Ensuring accurate recording of animal movements to meet regulatory requirements and ensure traceability
Fostering positive client relationships by providing clear communication and support regarding collection days, bull selections, and results
Contributing insights and feedback to team meetings to support the development of our IVF advanced breeding strategies
Facilitating effective team communication by preparing and circulating meeting agendas and minutes
Providing support to the wider team by assisting with reception duties and other tasks as required
Optimizing systems and processes to improve operational efficiency
Assisting as a supporting Technician when needed, contributing to tasks such as embryo thawing and providing assistance during OPU collection

Attributes of a Top Performer:

High attention to detail
Accurate record-keeping
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work flexibly
High commitment both to the sector & to the role
Willingness to help out elsewhere as needed & a can do approach

Essential Qualifications:

Educated to A-Level
Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Outlook
Great verbal & written communication skills
Physically fit to cope with lifting & carrying tasks
Full UK driver's licence

Desirable Qualifications:

Degree in a relevant subject
Knowledge of the agricultural sector
Experience in a similar role


Salary £28k FTE
Training & development opportunities in a farm animal clinical practice
Branded workwear
Employee discounts
Enhanced sick pay

Additional Notes:

This role offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of veterinary advanced breeding technologies and contribute significantly to our innovative programs. The working week is based on 32 hours initially, with potential for flexibility and expansion based on the candidate's suitability. Some occasional out-of-hours work may be required. Remote working is not an option due to the nature of the role.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send your CV & a cover letter to Camilla Meheran at [email protected].

For more information and an informal chat about the role, please contact Camilla directly on 01453 703975.

We look forward to receiving your application and discussing how you can be a part of our dynamic and dedicated team.


Other vacancies - We are always looking for talented and skilled people. If you feel you have something to offer Tyndale Vets Ltd then please send a cover letter and your CV to [email protected]