Veterinarian – Autogenous Vaccine Unit

Veterinarian – Autogenous Vaccine Unit

Position Details

Position Title: Veterinarian – Autogenous Vaccine Unit
Location: Roodeplaat
Classification: Permanent
Employment Equity: Preference will be given to EE applicants

Closing Date: 23 March 2022

Please take note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deltamune may expire jobs at their own discretion.

Deltamune (Pty) Limited, an independent centre of excellence, is a South African-based biotechnology company. Our focus is on veterinary health offering vaccines on a commercial scale. Deltamune’s veterinary vaccine range includes registered and autogenous vaccines for poultry, ruminants and other species. Deltamune invites all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy:

Position Purpose

The Autogenous vaccine unit Veterinarian will provide Veterinary expertise to Deltamune’s Autogenous Vaccine Unit (AVU) and to provide technical support in the business development unit. This position involves supporting the AVU in identifying the needs and challenges of our customers and providing innovative solutions. This position involves the candidate to be primarily involved in the research and development, along with a laboratory team, of new tailor-made autogenous vaccines for our Customers. This position involves working with Veterinarians in the poultry and ruminant industry. This position will be focused on Customers within South Africa and the rest of the continent.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Assisting the business development unit and AVU with Veterinary expertise.
  • Assisting Customers with technical queries.
  • Designing new autogenous vaccines or autogenous vaccine combinations based on market demand.
  • Building trusted customer relationships and serving them with technical excellence and innovative ideas.
  • Execution of sample collection on farms where necessary.
  • Long term efficacy data management of autogenous vaccines.
  • Assisting in developing our ruminant autogenous vaccine market by identifying market needs.
  • Working closely with our Business Development Manager to maintain existing customers and identifying new customers within and out of South Africa.
  • Project management of specific projects.
  • Supervising laboratory technologists in the Autogenous vaccine unit.

Deltamune (Pty) Limited, an independent centre of excellence, is a South African-based biotechnology company. Our focus is on veterinary health offering vaccines on a commercial scale. Deltamune’s veterinary vaccine range includes registered and autogenous vaccines for poultry, ruminants and other species. Deltamune invites all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy:

Position Purpose

The Autogenous vaccine unit Veterinarian will provide Veterinary expertise to Deltamune’s Autogenous Vaccine Unit (AVU) and to provide technical support in the business development unit. This position involves supporting the AVU in identifying the needs and challenges of our customers and providing innovative solutions. This position involves the candidate to be primarily involved in the research and development, along with a laboratory team, of new tailor-made autogenous vaccines for our Customers. This position involves working with Veterinarians in the poultry and ruminant industry. This position will be focused on Customers within South Africa and the rest of the continent.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Assisting the business development unit and AVU with Veterinary expertise.
  • Assisting Customers with technical queries.
  • Designing new autogenous vaccines or autogenous vaccine combinations based on market demand.
  • Building trusted customer relationships and serving them with technical excellence and innovative ideas.
  • Execution of sample collection on farms where necessary.
  • Long term efficacy data management of autogenous vaccines.
  • Assisting in developing our ruminant autogenous vaccine market by identifying market needs.
  • Working closely with our Business Development Manager to maintain existing customers and identifying new customers within and out of South Africa.
  • Project management of specific projects.
  • Supervising laboratory technologists in the Autogenous vaccine unit.

Position Details

Position Title: Veterinarian – Autogenous Vaccine Unit
Location: Roodeplaat
Classification: Permanent
Employment Equity: Preference will be given to EE applicants

Closing Date: 23 March 2022

Please take note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deltamune may expire jobs at their own discretion.

Specifications

Qualifications:
  • A BVSc is required.
  • A qualified Veterinarian is required that is registered with the SAVC.
Knowledge / Experience:
  • An active interest in autogenous vaccine research and development for poultry and ruminants.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the poultry and ruminant industry.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Veterinary trade industry.
Skills / Attributes / Competencies:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility and the ability to work well in a team environment but being a self-driver at the same time.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to schedule work according to priorities.
  • Ability to physically work in rooms that require specialized manufacturing and biocontainment protective gowning and equipment.
  • Project Management skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems with innovative solutions.
  • Attention to detail of viability and profitability along with the Business Development Manager.
  • Excellent customer relationship management.
Qualifications:
  • A BVSc is required.
  • A qualified Veterinarian is required that is registered with the SAVC.
Knowledge / Experience:
  • An active interest in autogenous vaccine research and development for poultry and ruminants.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the poultry and ruminant industry.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Veterinary trade industry.
Skills / Attributes / Competencies:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility and the ability to work well in a team environment but being a self-driver at the same time.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to schedule work according to priorities.
  • Ability to physically work in rooms that require specialized manufacturing and biocontainment protective gowning and equipment.
  • Project Management skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems with innovative solutions.
  • Attention to detail of viability and profitability along with the Business Development Manager.
  • Excellent customer relationship management.
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