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Professional Services Veterinarian - Philadelphia PA, Charlotte NC, Washington D.C.

Dechra Veterinary Products

Last Updated: 9/21/21

Job Description


Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC.

Dechra is a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business.

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied scope and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • 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 sales team in coordination with Manager of Professional Services Veterinarian.
  • 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

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly excited to hear from those who have/are:

  • DVM/VMD with minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in small animal practice. Interest of experience in small animal endocrinology a plus. Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) or American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) 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 pet 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)
  • Ability to travel as required – often up to 75%
  • Competencies: Commercial and business acumen, project management, relationship management, results focused, engagement, problem solving, customer service, product and technical knowledge

As a people first values-based culture, we provide free weekly wellness sessions focused on our employee's physical and mental wellbeing, and flexible work arrangements. We offer a generous employer 401k match and an employee stock purchase plan for long-term financial wellness. Our full array of health, financial and voluntary benefit programs are what you would expect from a recognized Best Place to Work.



Company Details

Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Dechra Veterinary Products, with headquarters in Manchester, England is a leader in specialized pharmaceuticals for the companion animal and equine markets. Dechra's US subsidiary located in Overland Park, Kansas is rapidly expanding to meet demands for key products under development.