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Regional Nutritional Scientific Pet Food Leader

Company: Edelway Switzerland AG
Location: Barcelona
Reference: Regional Leader
Closing Date: 23 Mar 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Our prestigious global end client is now looking to hire on a permanent basis a Regional Nutritional Scientific Pet Food Leader to join their global hub in Barcelona.



To be the regional champion, building internal awareness of the client's nutrition & scientific credentials, supporting the client’s associates with education of the scientific content and driving prioritised scientific & nutritional narratives. Responsible to accelerate and amplify the client’s assets externally within the regions, specifically in priority focused markets, to build trust and gain recognition for the client’s science and expertise in pet nutrition.


• Promote external awareness and its resources by representing and attending key regional scientific events within the markets with educational exhibits. This includes full, overarching management and onsite responsibility (i.e., scientific programme, logistics, etc.), potentially in partnership with a 3rd party conference management company for support.
• Manage the day to day relationship in behalf of the client’s specified KOLs and strategic alliances in the region. KOLs in question are defined as having international reach and influence. This will be managed as part of an aligned stakeholder management model with the relevant markets and other internal stakeholders. In-person networking and interaction will be critical for success.
• Responsible to identify, nominate and provide input from the regions & key markets regarding (i) key influentials / KOLs for the speaker bureau, influencer map and advisory council and (ii) nominees for the internal speaker bureau.
• Be the conduit between the client and key regional stakeholders with responsibility to (i) champion and steward the activation of the client’s brand communication standards (ii) facilitate the use of content produced by the client (iii) provide input into the global Communications Calendar and communicate back the client’s commitments (iv) develop an activation calendar that will enable and help build the company's scientific equity in the region.


• DVM or PhD in life sciences - veterinary education or similar preferred.
• 8+ years business experience, including marketing and communications (in pet food or pharma related industry preferred).
• Prior experience in corporate communications or an external relations function desired.
• Outstanding collaboration, negotiation and stakeholder management skills.
• Ability to understand market needs and inspire the organisation.
• Ability to operate in a complex matrix environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate at all levels of seniority.
• Self-starter, highly results oriented focused on adding value with the ability to work independently and take initiative.
• Willing to travel extensively, including internationally.

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Contact Information:

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Sihleggstrasse 23 8832 Wollerau

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