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Professional Consulting Veterinarian - Montreal (Contract)

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Date: Apr 6, 2018

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Accommodation during the recruitment and selection process is available for persons with disabilities upon request. Please contact the Human Resources department at (416) 422 - 7986 should you require accommodation.

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
No Relocation Assistance Offered
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We invite applications for the position of Professional Consulting Veterinarian - Eastern Canada (Montreal). As a Professional Consulting Veterinarian for Hill's Pet Nutrition, you will be an integral member of a Professional Veterinary Affairs team responsible for meeting Veterinary Affairs goals through the influence of veterinary key thought leaders, general practitioners, healthcare teams, veterinary students and technician students to recommend and sell Hill’s products. This position ensures that Hill’s is positioned as an important scientific, innovative and credible partner who is engaged in improving the health of dogs and cats and in supporting the profession. This position serves as the technical liaison for the region; consulting, coaching and training Veterinary Account Managers for the Veterinary channel.


Responsibilities for this position include:


- Enhances Field Sales representatives’ technical and product expertise through training and field work. 

- Develops and grows trusting relationships with Key Thought Leaders in private specialty practice, general practice and academia to identify and implement opportunities to deliver relevant continuing education, participate in Feeding Experiences and identify candidates for networking studies. 

- Influences practice success through nutritional education and 5VA coaching and skill-building training with hospital healthcare teams. 

- Develops and grows trusting relationships with regional and local veterinary associations to identify, target and prioritize opportunities that support Hill’s strategies.

- Attends national/regional/specialty conferences and works Hill’s exhibit booth, building relationships and influencing conference attendees to recommend and sell Hill’s products. 

- Facilitates and improves utilization of Hill’s messaging and client education materials by liaising with Professional Veterinary Affairs Manager, as well as Veterinary Customer Development and Marketing.

- Work with Hill’s student representatives to identify and coordinate opportunities to create a positive identity as an important scientific, innovative and credible partner for Hill’s and Hill’s products 

- Partner, as a member of the Veterinary Affairs team, with Consumer and Customer Marketing to develop the technical bundle and key messaging to roll out new product launches and technical news for all products.




Basic Qualifications:

- Graduate degree in veterinary medicine with current

veterinary license in at least one province

- 4+ years of clinical practice experience

- Must be able to work independently, manage a

demanding schedule with irregular hours and manage travel

within region

- Hold a valid driver’s license with a driving record that

passes Hill’s standards

- Ability to work flexible hours

- Ability to travel overnight (up to 25%) when business


- Computer literacy in Excel, Word, Powerpoint


Preferred Qualfications:

- Industry experience an asset


Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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