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December 28, 2023

Director Veterinary Operations- Dermatology

Job Description

Join the Zoetis International Commercial Center of Excellence to provide best in-class veterinary medical leadership for the Zoetis dermatology portfolio. The team includes passionate and dedicated veterinarians and researchers striving to ensure veterinarians can practice evidence based medicine.

This role will work across international markets and other commercial and operational functions to develop strategic plans to ensure our scientific activities create and deliver unparalleled value to our veterinary customers and therefore become a major differentiator, create competitive advantage and contribute to the growth objectives of Zoetis’ Companion Animal (CA) Dermatology category. The veterinary dermatologist will drive excellence in dermatology across the business and ensure delivery of short-, medium-, and long-term medical support plans in International Operations to meet identified objectives for market development and differentiation of the solutions offered by Zoetis in close alignment with the Category Management Lead.

Level of education and qualification:

  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD or equivalent degree) required
    • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology or European College of Veterinary Dermatology

Professional experience/capabilities:

  • Practical experience as a clinical veterinary dermatologist (min. 5 years)
    • Medical marketing of veterinary products to companion animal veterinarians
    • Extensive capabilities proven in senior medical marketing role strategic or operationally with extensive medical leadership capabilities gained in highly matrixed organisations.
    • Experience leading large scale complex projects and managing / influencing teams in diverse locations
    • Operating budget management skills
    • Experience working with, leading or influencing cross-functional teams in developing and executing technical strategies, programs and/or tactics.
    • Proven track-record of leading teams through transformation and having instilled a strong culture of performance and enthusiasm, even in difficult times.
    • Demonstrated track-record of operational excellence with a sharp sense of vision that translates into an ability to identify new opportunities
    • Experience in managing relations with a wide diversity of stakeholders including (but not limited to) medical leaders, Enabling and Global functions, customers and senior leaders
    • Other specific know-how: Good knowledge of Word, Excel, Power point. Basics of clinical studies conduct and evaluation of scientific publications.
    • Languages: Fluency in spoken and written English are a must, mastering other languages is a plus.

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