Technical Advisor

Recruiter
Consult Search & Selection
Location
Cheltenham Trade Park
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Veterinary Surgeon - Large Animal
Gloucestershire

My client are a fast-growing company specialising in working with vets to improve welfare, productivity and performance of farm animals and horses. It aims to provide outstanding technical support to its customers. Working with partners around the world, it seeks out new ideas, technologies and products.

The Company is now putting in place an ambitious plan for growth and wishes to recruit a high-performing team to deliver the plan. Your role is an important one in the future growth and success of the company and you will be expected to contribute to the strategic development of the company.

Overview

* This is a technical role within a commercial environment and will require you to use your science expertise as well as develop business acumen and outstanding communication skills.
* You must enjoy intellectually challenging work and problem solving.
* Whilst the work is varied, your primary task will be to provide technical advice and training to customers and to the sales force on the use of products, as well as support to marketing.
* Therefore, it is important that you have an interest in the commercial side of the veterinary profession as well as excellent technical knowledge and that you develop a good understanding of the structure of the farm and equine veterinary industry as well as industry competitors and their products.
* You will be required over time to develop expertise in the science relating to our key products. This will include reviewing relevant new research papers and coming up with product improvement and new product ideas.
* You must be prepared to become an expert in cattle medicine.
* We are looking for a person who can combine strong technical skills with flair, judgement and imagination. A key requirement will be strong team-work in supporting the skills and expertise of the sales force and other staff, as well as excellent writing skills.
* You will gain experience in a number of business areas and you will work closely with those involved in sales and marketing, providing advice and support.
* You will have a monitoring and advisory role in pharmacovigilance as well as a role in new product development.

Requirements
You must be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with cattle experience (ideally equine additionally).