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Territory Business Manager

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

States considered: South Dakota, IowaRole Description POSITION SUMMARY:The US Cattle Business Unit is one of the largest businesses within Zoetis worldwide operations. We focus on maximizing the value of our broad veterinary and producer solutions portfolio by building and sustaining relevant partnerships with veterinarians and producer owners. Based on our business model and operating environment we bring more than just medicines, services, and expertise to the marketplace we deploy a range of targeted activities to support our solutions offerings in meeting the needs of our customers. The territory business manager position requires the individual to manage the Zoetis Animal Health Dairy business with Distributors, Veterinarians, Dealers, and Producers in your respective territory. It will be advantageous for the person in this position to understand the Dairy market. The position will require travel and nights away from home.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Calling on Dairy Producers, Veterinarians, Dealers, and Distributor Representatives and being able to quantify and qualify differences among Zoetis products and those of our competitors.
  • Utilizing excellent presentation skills to conduct educational training and exhibiting selling skills at accounts and producer seminars.
  • Building relationships and influence within key trade channels including veterinarians, distributors, extension, and university personnel.
  • Managing a broad geographic area with a diverse customer base to achieve sales targets, increased market share, and business objectives.
  • Build Trust with customers through developing reliability, credibility, and follow-up.
  • Territory Planning & Priority Setting through data analysis, planning, utilization of resources and execution of business plans
  • Technical & Commercial Knowledge - General knowledge of Dairy Industry, in-depth product knowledge of Zoetis portfolio of products, and business & financial acumen of local customer base
  • Teamwork - Share, collaborate and act as a team player
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned and directed.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Undergraduate degree (BS/BA) Required
    • Advanced degree in animal science, MBA or equivalent degree is a plus
    • A minimum of 6 months of cattle related experience preferred for Associate Territory Business Manager; A minimum of 3 years of cattle related experience for a Territory Business Manager
    • Animal Health experience and knowledge of Dairy industry is preferredTECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
      • In-depth product and disease knowledge
      • Experience with Dairy Comp and PC Dart is plus
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word applications
      • Ability to speak English and Spanish is a plusPHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
        • The position will require a valid driver's license
        • Willingness to drive to customer locations across defined geography - Producer, Clinic & dealer facilities
        • Requires individual to be able to work on Dairy Operations
        • Requires individual to be willing to work with cows from husbandry to treatment administration and product administration education.
        • Ability and willingness to travel overnight to include some weekendsFull timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Des Moines , Territory Business Manager, Executive , Des Moines, Iowa

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