Pharming Group N.V.

Veterinarian - Noord-Brabant

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Active since 27-11-2017 Job category Animal care
Location Noord-Brabant Level Professional
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 40 Salary -

As our Veterinarian, you have a strong interest in laboratory animals and affinity towards performing clinical and research work with transgenic rabbits. You will implement, in association with the (Sr.) Director Animal Health, appropriate policies carrying out administrative and clinical duties for both the Technical Operations and the R&D Departments. These duties will be oriented at the care and breeding of transgenic rabbits used in the production of recombinant proteins containing-milk. The activities are subject to the recently introduced legislation, cGMP-guidelines and implemented SOP’s.

Tasks & responsibilities:

In this challenging and unique job, you will, amongst other things, be responsible for: keeping records and maintaining activities according to SOP’s, taking into account legislation, cGMP rules and the basic quality system of Pharming, in relation to the production process of recombinant protein containing-milk.Documenting, investigating and adequately resolving suspected or confirmed health deviations.Overseeing all rabbit-related activities directly related to the production of recombinant protein in the milk of rabbits according to the Pharming basic quality system and where applicable according to GMP guidelines.Implementing all procedures related to animal health and biosecurity.Trending analysis of parameters associated with animal health, fertility and productivity undertaking action if needed, in consultation with the (Sr.) Director Animal Health.When required helping with the development of new SPF facilities and of establishment of new SPF colonies.Apply for zoosanitary certification for shipment of animals and animal derived productsReport data to the relevant government agencies on the use of animals.Draft application for new project licenses for submission to the Centrale Commissie Dierproeven.Actively participating to research geared toward optimization of the rabbit-related processes.

Minimum qualifications:


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) degree and a license to practice registered in the Netherlands


Extra-mural training in a laboratory animal facility, and/or a biotechnology or clinical research environment is preferred


Dutch – native speaker

English – written and fluently spoken - a must

French – a plus


Effective communication;Personal initiative;Decisiveness;

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Animal care
Industry / Industries Medical / Health
Region Noord-Brabant

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