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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Professional Consulting Veterinarian

Travel Required?:  Travel - 75% of time or more
Date:  Sep 30, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 137961 - Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa


We are Hill’s Pet Nutrition- a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are part of Colgate-Palmolive a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral, Personal, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.


At Hill's we have a purpose! Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and committed people.
Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Local and Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich career development, career experiences and possibilities.


We pride ourselves on our work life balance, our focus on delivering high ethical standards and our dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as, Live Better activities, Discounted Products and Health Insurance.

What role will you play as a member of our Customer Development team? 

As the Professional Consulting Veterinarian; lead and enhance Field Sales’ technical, product, communication and seminar delivering expertise through ongoing Territory Manager training and field mentorship.


Main Responsibilities:

•  Influence customer success through nutritional education, sales support, mentor and skill-building training within practice healthcare teams and pet store staff, primarily focusing on large speciality practices mainly in the Gauteng region.

•  You will be the key contact to closely collaborate with the local vet school, providing professional and educational support to students and staff (lectures, seminars, Veterinary soft skills etc.)
•  For around 25% of your time, you will have a small sales territory to lead and to develop our business within practices and pet stores. You will use all tools and resources that are available to the Territory Managers.
•  Provide excellent support to our customers. You will answer veterinary/technical queries directly from your clients and from time to time, from the Hill’s central helpline.
•  Travel to other regions to provide training seminars
•  Build content and lead Vet focused seminars/training 


Required Qualifications:

•    A Bachelors degree in Veterinary Science
•    Minimum of 2 years of experience in Practice


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

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and 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.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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