Salentijn Recruitment

Regional Veterinary Manager

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Den Bosch (The Netherlands) with up to 30% international travelling
24 Feb. 2024

Regional Veterinary Manager



Topigs Norsvin is the leading swine genetics company renowned for its innovative genetic solutions for cost-efficient pig production. Research, innovation and fast dissemination of genetic progress are cornerstones of our company. We are committed to help our customers to be successful in terms of production efficiency, meat quality, animal robustness and healthy, high productivity. Topigs Norsvin is farmer-owned, with a philosophy of paying dividends through genetic progress. This means we generate maximum added value for our customers and provide the best service and support. A team of local and global support specialists advise and help partners. The Topigs Norsvin Global Veterinary Services (GVS) team is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the global health plan for the Topigs Norsvin breeding and production infrastructure. For this team we are looking for a new colleague to join our business in Europe & the Nordics as a regional veterinary manager.

Position - Regional Veterinary Manager

In this role you are the driving force in ensuring and improving the swine health in our genetic nucleus and breeding populations. You make sure we comply with our own Topigs Norsvin health policy and standards. In addition, you provide adequate veterinary support towards the genetic dissemination process by developing and maintaining health certificates between exporting and importing countries in the region. You develop and maintain health, transport, and biosecurity protocols based on latest legislation and insights. Furthermore, you are responsible for the training and education of internal colleagues and external professionals, providing presentations for visitors and third parties, and supporting key accounts in the region. With our ambitious veterinary team we work daily on the perfection of our global health plan. You report to the Chief Veterinary Officer and you work closely with your colleagues in the Global Technical Services (GTS), local veterinarians in the region, supply chain, sales and production teams.

Your profile - Regional Veterinary Manager

  • Senior porcine veterinarian with minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience and a wide network in the international swine production and veterinary field.
  • Thorough knowledge and interest of the porcine veterinary medicine. Knowledge of and experience with genetics and breeding programs is an advantage.
  • Excellent communicator with good inter-cultural skills.
  • Skills to manage different interests and the ability to work in an international setting with a quick and realistic understanding of issues.
  • Oral and written fluency in English.

Location: Den Bosch (The Netherlands) with up to 30% international travelling

The offer

We welcome you in our energetic, enthusiastic and progressive company. You will work with passionate and experienced colleagues in an open and informal culture from our brand new modern office in den Bosch. Besides a decent set of compensation and benefits, we offer you a lot of opportunities to develop yourself and to grow your career. We jointly work on your personal development plan, including associated training and education and offering you work experiences you won’t find anywhere else in the industry.

Interested in Regional Veterinary Manager?

For this vacancy we selected Salentijn Recruitment as our exclusive recruitment partner. Do you have questions or do you want to exchange ideas? Please feel free to contact Chris Salentijn DVM on +31 6 2923 9211.
Do you want to apply? Send your CV including a short motivation to
We would love to hear from you! More information about Topgis Norsvin can be found at

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