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Scientific Communications Specialist - Quebec (Royal Canin)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Other
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: April 06, 2021
Job Location:

Montreal, QC
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Job Description

Scientific Communications Specialist

Royal Canin is a value-driven company that considers the true needs of the pet in the development of every single formula. Scientific & Corporate Affairs is at the heart of Royal Canin, learning about and sharing the science, research, and passion that goes into developing the best pet nutrition.

A Scientific Communication Specialist represents and promotes both Royal Canin and its products through education, support, and knowledge.

What are we looking for?

  • DVM with minimum 3 years in small animal practice
  • BilingualFrench/English, written and verbal is required
  • Comfortable speaking in front of virtual and live audiences in both French and English
  • Knowledge of Royal Canin products and services
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Resilience to change, working under pressure and lean organizational structure
  • Extensive computer skills with Microsoft Office proficiency

    What would be your key responsibilities?

    • Promotes Royal Canin brand awareness and products by liaising with veterinary clinics, key opinion leaders, external stakeholders, veterinary schools, and animal health technician colleges.
    • Provides support through public speaking engagements, and by participating in conferences, seminars, and national programs.
    • Develops technical training programs and resources as required (training presentations and workshops, clinical notes, technical bulletins, master reference file creation/updates, relevant journal articles, KOL messaging, conference updates) for a variety of audiences including internal and external stakeholders
    • Provide technical support to sales team through in-person discussions, training workshops, and seminars as required
    • Provides technical support to veterinary clinics through the case consultation service combining precise nutrition and best medicine approach
    • Gathers competitive intelligence data through case consultation conversations, conference attendance, field activities and KOL liaisons and cascade the information to appropriate associates.
    • Adhere to applicable Quality and Food Safety Policies and Quality Management System requirements to ensure compliance to MARS standards. Demonstrate a quality culture in actions, words and spirit.

    What can you expect from Mars?

    • Chance to work on world-renowned brands such as Royal Canin & Eukanuba
    • Opportunity to make the world a better place for Pets.
    • Opportunity to work with one of the largest privately held organizations
    • An industry competitive compensation plan
    • The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars

    A criminal records check will be required for this position.

    Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

    Mars Canada is committed to equity in employment and diversity. Mars Canada will provide an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform Mars Canada of your requirements. For more information please review Mars Canada'sAccessibility Policy and address any questions about that policy to

    About Mars:

    Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5â„¢, SKITTLES®, BEN’S ORIGINAL® and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitalsâ„¢, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCAâ„¢ and Pet Partnersâ„¢.Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 130,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.


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