Dechra Veterinary Products is looking for a Field Veterinarian to cover the Central US and support the equine sales team. The job description below details job activities.
Present technical seminars as needed at regional, local veterinary meetings or veterinary schools/colleges to support Dechra’s product line and sales goals. Schedule is set by Dechra equine sales team in coordination with Director of Veterinary Technical Services
Accompany Dechra field personnel or distributor personnel on clinic calls. Deliver in-clinic educational presentations when needed (i.e. lunch and learns)
Assist in developing/presenting sales training to Dechra personnel on an as needed basis
Attend various veterinary conferences to support booth personnel, interact with veterinary customers and attend key lectures.
Maintain technical competency especially in fields directly related to Dechra products
Work closely with Key Opinion Leaders when required.
Monitor veterinary literature/VIN for articles/comments related to Dechra products/activities
Project positive image of Dechra and its products to veterinary profession and comply with all regulatory standards governing veterinary pharmaceuticals
Receive incoming preliminary product inquires/complains that may arise from usage of Dechra products. Sources may be veterinarians, veterinary technicians, pet owners, distributor personnel or Dechra personnel. Calls may involve product information, use/extra-label use, product complaints, adverse events, and unexpected responses to treatment, perceived lack of efficacy and product or packaging defects. Information must then be transferred to home office for appropriate pharmacovigilance documentation and reporting.
Other duties as assigned
Job requirements for the Equine Field Veterinarian include:
DVM/VMD with minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in equine practice. Interest or experience in lameness a plus.
Prior experience in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry preferred but not required
Experience in or knowledge of pharmacovigilance desirable but not required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as a very strong comfort level with public speaking and Q&A sessions
Desire to provide excellent technical support to the veterinary profession and horse owners.
Strong interpersonal skills, “team player”, self-starter, ability to multi-task and enjoy working on a variety of projects including, but not limited to, technical bulletins, marketing items, PowerPoint presentations and sales training modules
Ability to work in a hands-on entrepreneurial environment and desire to grow with the Company
Ability to critically evaluate technical materials and edit for clarity, content and regulatory compliance
Excellent computer skills, with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)