Do you want to provide veterinary expertise on all aspects of the company’s companion animal products and markets in the field and, in doing so, actively contribute to product development, marketing and sales support within Belgium?
Do you have a Belgian-recognized academic veterinary degree and at least 2-3 years of Belgian veterinary practice experience?
For our Animal Health Business Unit in Brussels we are hiring a :
Veterinary Technical Manager Companion Animal Health
Welcome to our team
Our Animal Health division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to the health and well-being of animals.
We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society and our planet.
We offer one of our industry’s most innovative portfolio of products, services and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species .
Reporting into the Business Unit Manager Companion Animal Health you will provide veterinary expertise on all aspects of the company’s companion animal products and product markets in the field and, in doing so, to actively contribute to product development, marketing and sales support within Belgium.
The emphasis in this role will be towards field-based sales team support but specific focus around the strategic development of key product areas will also be expected.
As a Veterinary Advisor you have to combine an in-depth knowledge of the company’s animal health portfolio with sound technical principles to innovate and develop and support key account businesses with complimentary initiatives that add real value.
In addition, to provide a company technical representation at relevant meetings, congresses and exhibitions in order to promote the interests of the company amongst key industry influencers and opinion makers and to enhance the company brand profile in the industry.
All marketing and technical activities (and relevant field trials) in respect of both new and existing products are planned, organised and controlled by various project groups.
The project manager is elected by the group and may be a Veterinary Technical Manager, who will then be responsible for ensuring that the group meets its targets.
Projects will usually be between six months and three years’ duration
In the fulfilment of these roles it is expected that duties will require a reasonable level of attendance at evening and weekend meetings which may in some circumstances require overnight stays away from home.
Extend of travel
The role will be executed for the Belgian market (Dutch and French speaking areas). There will also be an expectation to provide backup cover for the other veterinary colleagues and the rest of the Companion Animal Health technical team.
Travel throughout Belgium and occasionally abroad will be expected as part of this and also to follow up with projects which fall within the technical scope of the role.
We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development.
Our benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.
Who we are
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as Merck in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as MSD in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific.
We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.
We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers.
We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.
What we look for
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come.
We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.