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Scientific Services Veterinarian


Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000


The Role


Here at Royal Canin, we have an exciting opportunity for a Scientific Services Veterinarian to join the team on an 15-month contract based in either Sydney or Melbourne. 


As part of this fun and extremely passionate team, you will be seen as the nutrition expert to help improve the health of cats and dogs; engaging, building and maintaining relationships with key influencers in the veterinary and pet professional community to improve brand awareness and recommendation of the Royal Canin brand.


As no two days are the same, this dynamic and unique role will see you provide scientific expertise and training to all business units for Royal Canin ANZ, including Sales Associates, Marketing and Consumer Care. Externally, you will play a large role delivering accurate and consistent scientific messaging at seminars, events and conferences to a large variety of stakeholders such as customers, veterinarians, breeders and university students.



What would be your key responsibilities?



  • Creation and delivery of product, nutrition and training for new associates, Consumer Care advisors, all Sales Representatives and all Brand/Pro and University Ambassadors
  • Deliver nutrition training for key vet or retail accounts and universities, which includes hosting of webinars with external speakers
  • Engage with media on occasion, including written media and participating in social media initiatives, to broadly educate a variety of audiences on pet nutrition 
  • Build and develop relationships with influential Key Opinion Leaders (KOL), aligned to the agreed Key Opinion Leader strategy and engagement plan



What are we looking for?


  • Demonstrated clinical veterinarian skills with a minimum of 12 months clinical experience, but be someone who enjoys educating and seeing others learn, whilst thriving on networking and building relationships.
  • Bachelor in Veterinary Science/Medicine recognised by the Australian State Registration boards
  • Be a self-starter who is passionate and motivated to educate others and build our brand reputation
  • Someone who is confident in speaking to a variety of audiences, and can collaborate well with different stakeholders
  • A real planner who can prioritise well, yet is adaptable and has a comfort level playing in ambiguity 


To succeed in the role, technically you will have demonstrated clinical veterinarian experience, but be someone who enjoys educating and seeing others learn, whilst thriving on networking and building relationships.  Public speaking doesn’t phase you, and you will relish the opportunity to share your love of pet nutrition to build awareness of the growing Royal Canin brand.



Why Royal Canin Australia?  

•    Awarded #4 for 2020 in the Best Places to Work Australia survey (1,000 + employees category)
•    Genuine focus on your personal and professional development with access to world class training
•    Access to our global health and wellbeing program to support work-life balance
•    Work within an environment where pets really are our best friends, with dogs in the office and complimentary pet food


About us:


What do MARS®, SNICKERS®, EXTRA®, ECLIPSE®, PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, DOLMIO®, MASTERFOODS ® and ROYAL CANIN® have in common? They’re all made by Mars. We’re a family-owned, principle led business that’s been making products for people (and the pets they love) for more than 100 years. Together, our 125,000+ Associates around the world are empowered to take action every day towards the world we want tomorrow. Because we know, the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today.


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Mars Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. As we prefer to manage all sourcing directly, introductions via agency will not be accepted.


COVID-19: The health & safety of our associates, candidates and our community are very important to us. Therefore, we will be completing all our recruitment processes via digital channels for the near future. If you require any assistance or alternatives, please contact us directly.

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