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Technical Advisor Swine M/F/D

Brussels, Belgium

Job Description

For our Animal Health location Brussels we are currently recruiting a Technical Advisor Swine

Welcome to our team

Our Benelux commercial organization (119 FTE) is responsible for the sales of our entire, mostly preventive veterinary portfolio to veterinarians and wholesalers in the region. The department is made up of talented experts working in different fields, such as sales, marketing, market access, digital, commercial management, veterinary science and are divided between two offices in Boxmeer (NL) and Brussels (B). United by a shared passion, they strive to make our medicines, vaccines, services, and solutions accessible to animals and the caring individuals overseeing them. Together, they form the foundation of our leading position in the market. Our Intenive Livestock Business Unit focuses on providing preventive products, solutions, and services to veterinarians and farmers in the Benelux market for Swine and Poultry.

Purpose of the role

Reporting to the VSL Leads BNL, you are primarily responsible for providing technical support to veterinary practices with customized solutions for complex respiratory, intestinal, and reproductive disorders in swine production. This role also encompasses support in farm management, dynamic immunity disorders, and food safety. Key tasks include offering technical assistance through pathogen-specific analyses, monitoring farm health status, and addressing specific health issues when needed. The liaison works closely with the Commercial Swine Team to develop services and audit tools, and to implement systems for automatic data processing from field analyses.

Tasks and responsibilties

  • Serve as the first point of contact for veterinary practices in Flanders, offering tailored solutions for complex swine disorders and farm management issues

  • Provide support and ensure compliance with pharmacovigilance requirements

  • Partner with the swine team to provide technical input for service development and data processing systems

  • Apply company procedures and Belgian legislation in communications with customers

  • Accurately use the customer database to maintain up-to-date information

  • Regularly educate the Swine Team and present information to stakeholders in the swine production chain

  • Oversee or conduct local medical or research studies as needed

  • Control technical information, write scientific articles for local press, and interact with international swine veterinary associations and experts

Your profile

  • University degree in veterinary medicine. Preferably with PhD or relevant specialization in area of the required species specialization

  • Satisfactory practical experience obtained in veterinary practice of relevant species or in scientific organization or technical services

  • High level of diplomacy, negotiating skills, and constructive assertiveness in dealing with internal and external stakeholders

  • High level of presentation and scientific writing skills

  • High level of knowledge of markets and products

  • Ability to travel

  • Dutch and English in excellent written and verbal command

What we offer

A highly dynamic role where you're frequently on the road, engaging directly with our clients. Your advice and support contribute to satisfied customers and thriving businesses. You'll join a motivated team of sales professionals and technical experts, with ample opportunities for personal development and showcasing your capabilities.

Animal Health

Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet. Our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals allows us to offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners, and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and health management solutions and services. We also provide an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability, and monitoring products. With our comprehensive R&D resources and global supply chain, we are present in more than 50 countries, with products available in over 150 markets.

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Job Posting End Date: 09/30/2024

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Requisition ID: R294505

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