Director – Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital needed at University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria

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Job title : Director – Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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The strategic, business and operational management of the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital;
Ensure a professional, high quality clinical service in support of teaching veterinary and veterinary nursing students;
Create an environment in the OVAH that is conducive to undergraduate and post-graduate training;
Establish a safe work environment for staff, students and clients (occupational health, biosecurity and physical security);
Staff management and development;
Compliance and regulatory oversight; and
Sound financial and procurement management.


  • A relevant veterinary qualification;
  • Registered with the SAVC;
  • 8 – 10 years’ experience of which five years should be in practice management;
  • Demonstrable experience in strategic practice management, managing staff, including reception and nursing staff;
  • Experience with financial management;
  • Experience with high-level liaison with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience in establishing and managing collaboration/partnerships; and
  • Appropriate vision for the OVAH.


  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Good computer skills (Windows, MS Office, internet); and
  • Out of hours availability.


  • A relevant qualification in business management;
  • Experience in working in an academic environment;
  • Experience in hospital and/or practice management;
  • Involvement in veterinary research (either as researcher or supervisor);
  • An understanding of computerised business management systems, especially hospital management systems;
  • Dynamic leadership skills;
  • Visionary;
  • Strong decision making skills;
  • Ability to perform under pressure; and
  • Well-developed orginasational skills.

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