Appointment to the Board of the Veterinary Council of Ireland

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill one position on the Board of the Veterinary Council of Ireland.

In accordance with Section 16 (1) of the Veterinary Practice Act 2005 (as amended) those applying for this vacancy, must not be registered or be entitled to be registered on the Register of Veterinary Practitioners.


Candidates must demonstrate in their application evidence of senior management and legal experience, ideally in a statutory regulated or professional environment which would demonstrate a commitment to consumer service and/or consumer protection.


• Experience in regulatory and disciplinary functions;
• Experience in financial management/risk management;
• Previous Board experience.
• A relevant qualification

The Minister shall have regard to the desirability for gender balance on the Board as the Minister considers appropriate and determines from time to time when making appointments.

Closing date: 1st of October 15:00


19208708_Veterinary Council Final Information Booklet.pdf