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Regional Technical Manager Animal Health

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Paris, FR

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

 


International Flavors & Fragrances, through its merger with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences Business in February 2021, is a world-leading scientific and applications company in the field of animal nutrition and health technology. 

IFF is proposing a large portfolio of products to optimize animal performance, cost-savings, and health. 

The regional technical manager animal health will provide technical support to distributors and customers to win or sustain sales as part of the customer strategy. The current technical team consists mostly of experts in nutrition and a microbiologist and IFF needs veterinarian expertise, to strengthen the technical capability and further develop the health platform.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide technical support to the customer network established in the EMEA region
  • Understand the customer needs and bring new ideas and know-how to expand our health platform
  • Develop and lead new service models at the farm level to support the sales
  • Support recommendations based on Company’s product portfolio characteristics
  • Manage product evaluation through trials with contracted research institutes as well as key customers, liaising with the Innovation and Global Technical Services as necessary 
  • Training of distributors to develop and sustain their value selling capability 
  • Proactive communication with distributors and customers
  • Regular reporting to sales on technical service and market development programs, market opportunities and competitive intelligence

 

Requirements

 

  • University degree in Veterinary and significant experience in poultry and swine industries
  • At least 5 years of field experience in animal health 
  • Customer facing experience
  • Native or fluent in French, English, other language a plus
  • Team interaction a must
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • Good self-leadership. Must have initiative, motivation, proactivity, be tenacious and positive
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office package, internet explorer. Any other IT tool appreciated
  • Methodical, systematic approach
  • Prepared and able to work in an international business environment
  • Willing to travel around 50% of the time