Technical Services Veterinarian – Companion Animals

Boehringer Ingelheim - Animal Health New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Surgeons

Dec 3

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Technical Services Veterinarian – Companion Animals



 At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies that improve the lives of both humans and animals. Founded in 1885 and family-owned ever since, Boehringer Ingelheim takes a long-term perspective.


Now, we are powered by 52,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. We believe that if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve.



 This is a great opportunity for veterinarians in clinical practice looking for a change and transition into an industry role.


To improve sales through the provision of technical support liaison for our internal team, the sales field force and external customers for the Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health companion animal, including equine, product range. 


The role will be an active contributor to the success of the business by assisting in the promotion of our products at a distribution and end user level.


The role is open to applications from other locations in New Zealand. The role does require travel throughout the country for product and educational training.


Tasks & responsibilities

  • Provide sales support and technical services liaison to the field force, providing comprehensive technical information and promotion of the company and the use of the company’s companion animal products. This includes product training and product detailing to veterinarians, veterinary staff and other reseller staff and overseeing the conduct of market support trials. 
  • Provide technical advice and approval on promotional literature and advertisements, and write technical bulletins and articles for customers and newsletters etc.
  • Answer technical enquiries
  • Investigate customer complaints related to product and animal health. Investigate, record and report through the pharmacovigilance system, all suspected adverse reactions
  • Ensure compliance with our pharmacovigilance requirements as determined by Global PV
  • Liaise with BI Global and Bi Australia locally, especially with technical, pharmacovigilance and customer solutions teams
  • Build and maintain relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and Key/Strategic Accounts
  • Recognize and advise on opportunities and developments in the market-place and in the veterinary profession



  • Tertiary qualifications in veterinary science
  • Current VCNZ Practicing Certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in companion animal veterinary practice.
  • Preferably with experience and skills in presentation for product and education training
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent phone manner
  • Passion for achieving great outcomes when dealing with all levels of customers
  • The ability to travel is a requirement of this role




 With us, you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.

We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth.


Who we are

 At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth.


Want to learn more? Visit and join us in our effort to make more health.


What we offer

 Boehringer Ingelheim offers a competitive remuneration package including flexible salary packaging options, and industry-leading lifestyle benefits including attractive leave options, health insurance and a free and confidential Employee Assistance Program.


We want the best to apply!

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


How to apply

 If you would like to be part of this highly driven and successful team please submit your CV and a covering letter addressing the key criteria above.


You must have the right to live and work in this location to be considered for this opportunity.

 Thank you for taking the time to consider a career opportunity with Boehringer Ingelheim. As part of our efforts toward continuous process improvement, you may receive a short survey pertaining to this recruitment process. We really appreciate your honest feedback. Thank you.


It is Boehringer Ingelheim's policy not to accept speculative resumes from Agencies, unless the role has been released directly to the agency. If we require your assistance on any roles we will contact you at the time.


Position Area

Technical Services

Position Location

Auckland, New Zealand


BI Animal Health – New Zealand


Full time

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