Regional Technical Assoc. Dir. Job

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: Petaling Jaya, B, MY

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Requisition ID: GLO001455


MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork found in all colleagues in our teams. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.


The function on Regional Technical Associate Director Poultry is part of the Global Poultry Marketing Unit and reports to the Regional Marketing Director in Asia Pacific and Africa Region. This unit sets the strategic direction for the Poultry Business Worldwide and must also ensure alignment with this strategy with all functions within the organization. This position, Regional Technical Associate Director Poultry may be remotely or office based in any country in the South East Asia region.

The main objective of this position is to give specialized, high level regional veterinary technical support to local companies' technical and marketing staff of the relevant product groups and services in all stages of the life cycle to achieve the annual and strategic goals. In addition to provide global technical direction for R&D into developing products that satisfy customer needs in the relevant markets. The nature of this role requires flexibility to be able to travel as and when required in order to properly fulfill the principal tasks and responsibilities.

In this role you responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
• define, establish and update the technical platforms for new and existing products and services to ensure the best quality technical information is available both at regional and local company level for strategic and operational needs
• actively participate in the formulation of the company long term regional product development strategy, by continuously searching for new product opportunities and provide expert veterinary technical assessment of all new product proposals to R&D,Business Development and Regulatory Affairs departments
• generate written technical information for publication or verbal presentation at meetings at various levels.
• provide regional expert technical representation at relevant meetings, congresses and exhibitions in order to promote the technical and veterinary interests of the company and to enhance technical profile and good scientific standing
• be responsible for initiating, managing and maintaining a good technical relationship with key opinion leaders and academics
• ensure that all regional promotional and PR material is technically accurate and ethical, and correctly reflects the authorized SPC/product label. Also, manage similar martechnical communication, to ensure it is fully in line with our technical platform and product positioning
• maintain awareness of competitor products and relevant technical activities; to ensure this information is effectively communicated to regional colleagues and local companies to optimum benefit
• provide a high quality regional customer product/technical support service, either directly or by providing assistance to local operations to optimum benefit
• assist and guide local companies undertaking any local market product support trials to ensure that any such trials are properly designed and comply with our regional technical and regulatory requirements
Qualifications

Degree requirements:
• A degree in Veterinary Medicine; PhD or DVM
Required Experience and Skills:
• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
• Full proficiency in spoken and written English (proficiency in second major language is preferred)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including intercultural, interpersonal and general communication with a natural ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
• Prior experience in private veterinary practice or a university clinic is desirable
• Previous technical advisory experience in an animal health company or other relevant industry is desirable
• Global/Regional exposure/experience is preferred.


Job: Global Marketing
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Employee Status: Regular
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Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD


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