Boehringer Ingelheim Director, Animal Health Professional Services in DULUTH, Georgia

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


Job Title: Director, Swine Professional Services - Swine experience preferred, but will consider candidates with Professional/Technical Services leadership experience within other species.

To oversee and lead the field Professional Services Veterinarian Team in providing professional technical support to the swine sales and marketing efforts of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health (BIAH),including but not limited to, jointly developing and implementing account plans for Strategic and Key customers, actively representing BIAH at technical conferences, leading marketing support field trials and effectively collaborating with the HMC Field Research Services Team and the Diagnostic Laboratory facility and Team.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to the Professional Services team to ensure sales goals are met through alignment of the professional services team (PSV), in conjunction with the sales force. Establish annual objectives for PSV team members consistent with sales objectives as well as technical marketing objectives. Align PSV team with strategic, key and value accounts utilizing appropriate support tools (i.e. Synygy).

  • Ensures that the department is staffed with qualified personnel. Responsible for recruiting and hiring qualified candidates to ensure all allocated positions are filled. Effectively administers salary and reward programs. Coach/mentor, develop, motivate and monitor team members' performance, to include: actionable MAG Plans, regular coaching/mentoring, and conduct timely MAG Plan reviews. Identify performance challenges, create action plans and monitor the effectiveness of these action plans. Ensures active development plans and required technical knowledge of personnel.

  • Effectively manage expenses and direct team members to invest in activities that provide highest value to customers and yield the largest ROI. Focus PSV team resources per strategic direction of the swine leadership team.

  • Direct PSV team members, in collaboration with marketing technical managers and HMC Managers, to ensure strategic technical projects are successfully selected, implemented and completed utilizing approved and validated processes and procedures. Continually implement improvements in processes and procedures to maximize effectiveness of resources and customer centricity.

  • Ensure BIAH's active and professional technical representation at Global and Domestic Swine Conferences.

  • Represents Professional Services on the Swine Leadership Team in a cross functional manner creating and driving the Swine Business Unit Strategy. Collaborates cross functionally on an ongoing basis with Corporate Marketing colleagues, R&D, HMC, Sales & Marketing Solutions and peers from other business units.

  • Performs all Company business in accordance with all regulations (e.g., EEO, FDA, etc.) and Company policy and procedures. When violations are noted/observed they are to be immediately reported to management. Demonstrates high ethical and professional standards with all business contacts in order to maintain BIVI's excellent reputation within the animal health community and internally.


  • A veterinary degree (DVM or VMD) with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in an animal health related position is required.

  • Advance degree (MS, PhD) in fields related to swine production medicine, and/or an MBA preferred, and/or AAVB board certification preferred.

  • One (1) to three (3) years leadership and project management experience

  • Ensure strict compliance to all pharmacovigilance requirements.

  • There are legal and competitor complexities with this position as the position oversees the field research and trials as well as providing technical support to sales force to meet sales goals.

  • This position requires management of the Professional Service Veterinarian Team as well as strategic thinking, innovation, coordination and strong leadership.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • The Director of Professional Services role will be based out of Duluth, GA However, the Director must plan for approximately 30% travel to meet with direct reports, meet with customers and to attend offsite meetings/conferences.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is a different kind of pharmaceutical company, a privately held company with the ability to have an innovative and long term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries that improve patients' lives and we equate success as a pharmaceutical company with the steady introduction of truly innovative medicines. Boehringer Ingelheim is the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations. At Boehringer Ingelheim, we are committed to delivering value through innovation. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - Minority/Female/Protected Veteran/Person with a Disability.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.


Organization: US-Vetmedica

Title: Director, Animal Health Professional Services

Location: Americas-United States-GA-Duluth

Requisition ID: 187579