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Equine/Livestock Sales Manager - Western Canada

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra

Dechra is a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business

Role Responsibility

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied scope and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Demonstrates strong selling skills and solid sales experience in the equine/livestock animal health industry.
  • Report to, and operate under the general direction of the Regional Sales Manager.
  • Meet established sales goals and manage expenses to budget.
  • Conduct veterinary clinic sales calls within the assigned territory (in person and virtually).
  • Organize and attend seminars, dinner programs, CE programs, etc. with targeted equine/livestock veterinarians.
  • Provide input/feedback to management on marketing programs, marketing materials.
  • Attend key National, Regional & Provincial veterinary conferences.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key equine/livestock veterinarians and opinion leaders.
  • Other duties as requested.

The Ideal Candidate

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly excited to hear from those who have/are:

  • Position to be located within the identified territory.
  • Demonstrates strong selling skills. Sales experience in the animal health industry is preferred.
  • Experience in developing and executing territory business plans.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the medical, operational, and business side of veterinary practice.
  • Knowledge and understanding of selling to key opinion leaders in a specialty practice environment.
  • Strong analytical, technical, communication and presentation skills.
  • Exhibits a high level of passion and self-motivation.
  • Candidate must demonstrate initiative and accomplish goals with minimal supervision.
  • Solid understanding of basic computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Willing to travel extensively throughout assigned territory and to regional/national events.

About the Company

Dechra is an international specialist of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, and sales and marketing of high-quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide. We offer a generous defined contribution pension plan, along with a full array of health, financial and voluntary benefits, including a great incentive bonus plan.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC


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