Product Manager

Posting Details

Company: Dechra Veterinary Products
Location: Pointe-Claire, Québec

Posting Date: September 23, 2019
Closing Date: October 11, 2019

Job Description

Reports to: General Manager


  • Manage all aspects of product line(s) as assigned.  Activities to include SKU management, competitive intelligence research, promotional strategies, sales team training, collateral materials development, advertising and other activities to meet or exceed Company goals and objectives.
  • Seek feedback from sales team to identify optimal collateral or educational material.  This will include traveling with sales team members to directly interact with customers.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the customer and how customers (veterinarians and pet owners) utilize product(s) and what information or product modifications they need to remove barriers to the use of product(s).
  • Coordinate development of Market Research to identify opportunities for increased penetration and growth of existing products, including competitor analysis.
  • Monitor competitive environment to develop marketing and product development strategies to gain market share. 
  • Develop, coordinate and measure effectiveness of advertising and promotional strategies.
  • Contribute to the company website and other digital activities.
  • Identify, propose and manage the launch of new products that are a strategic fit to the product line being managed and/or to the Company as a whole.
  • Prepare and manage marketing budget to ensure financial targets are met.
  • Attend, and help coordinate and gain value from, key national and regional veterinary conferences.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key veterinarians and opinion leaders
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years marketing experience (Animal Health industry preferred). ? Bachelor degree or higher.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Bilingual English and French is required.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Self-motivated with ability to work in a fast-moving environment as a team member, and desire to grow with the Company.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to be flexible and contribute to all areas of company and team growth.

Up to 25% travel.


Chris Huettner