Careers at LifeLearn Animal Health

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At LifeLearn, we’re a progressive and creative team of people who care deeply about what we’re doing to help advance animal health and education worldwide. We believe that great ideas can come from anyone, and encourage every team member to contribute, address problems, make decisions, and grow in an environment of mutual respect and personal empowerment. If you are looking to join a team that thrives on collaboration, is passionate about what we do, and always strives for excellence, we want to hear from you.

Current Opportunities

Director, Industry Solutions

Description:

This position, Director of Industry Solutions is responsible for maintaining and continually improving the industry solutions implementation services (creative and Meetings & Events) business in the US and Canada.

The Director of Industry Solutions (IS) leads our Meeting/Events and Creative Solutions implementation teams across our IS customers. They are responsible for project management, team management, project margin management and quality of customer focused delivery. Generates timelines, estimates costs, and ensures projects meet the needs of the client organization as well as the Lifelearn business. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Determines and monitors production schedules and provides work direction to staff
  • Determines production requirements by reviewing client requirements and considering internal scheduling factors
  • Creates production schedule by conferring with heads of production/design, programming & meeting and events
  • Determines project content by reviewing and approving art and copy materials developed by staff
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes and recommending changes to departments
  • Develops strategies by examining client objectives and planning, scheduling, and completing production requirements for IS deliverables
  • Monitors, revises, and improves project plan and quality results by studying creative processes, analyzing campaign results, and implementing necessary changes
  • Project estimates management & capacity management oversight
  • Manages team allocation by ensuring that each associate has a manageable workload and reallocating resources as Monitoring and managing team headcount to functional budget
  • Actively engages as a member of the new business pursuit teams by partnering with the Sales organization with SOW development
  • Works closely with other team members on various project and initiatives
  • Develops relationships across the organization and listen to the needs of internal and external customers
  • Cultivates open communication with customers, and business partners to identify opportunities to improve processes and methodologies
  • Establishes clearly defined goals, objectives, responsibilities, competencies and development plans for each member on the team
  • Ensures team members are appropriately trained to handle day to day
  • Provides coaching and performance feedback through one-on-one meetings, staff meetings and other communication as appropriate
  • Prepares and delivers written team member performance reviews in accordance with company policy
  • Manages day to day team member issues and conflict resolution
  • Hires and retain top talent
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and best practices, market data and new product rollouts
  • Manages relationship with senior client contacts and other leadership to provide key leadership and oversight to large client implementations.
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time with US valid Passport

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree is required
  • Animal Health industry experience is preferred
  • Marketing/Advertising Agency experience is required
  • Previous implementation and project management experience is required
  • Experience with Salesforce.com and Monday.com is required
  • Candidates should have 7+ years business experience, with 5+ years managing teams and projects
  • Solid PC skills including usage of the full MS Office Suite is required and experience with Salesforce.com and Monday.com
  • Experience presenting to a variety of levels including senior management is required
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage small and large scale projects a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to foster and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with internal stakeholders, resources, management, support staff, and third party vendors
  • Ability to multi-task in a challenging, fast paced, matrix management organization. Ability to make decisions based on a broad range of issues, within and outside the control of the day to day working environment
  • Remote Team Management required due to multi-location site strategy
  • Must have strong presentation skills and be comfortable presenting in front of large groups, including executives and clients
  • Ability to provide strategic analysis and consult with senior leaders
  • Ability to identify, define and execute upon opportunities for improvement and recommend alternative solutions to process inefficiencies
  • Ability to solve a variety of problems typically with very complex scope using exceptional problem solving, analytical, and project consulting skills
  • Ability to support pre-sales efforts and activities at existing customers and new prospects
  • Responsibility for services revenue delivery, charge-ability and managing sub-contractor resources to ensure profitable delivery

 

About LifeLearn Animal Health

LifeLearn Animal Health provides education and communications products and services to the veterinary profession and animal health organizations. LifeLearn’s award-winning competencies in digital media, combined with longstanding veterinary content expertise, have delivered sophisticated offerings to veterinarians to optimize their practices, including: WebDVM, custom veterinary websites; ClientEd; client education resource; and Sofie, the advanced veterinary medical search tool. LifeLearn has been named one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Growth 500 from 2015 to 2019.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their time, however we will only be contacting those individuals that we wish to interview.

Web Developer

Description:

As a Web Developer you will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. Development roles and responsibilities include managing C# application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Translate application requirements and use cases into functional applications
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C# code
  • Provide tier-3 support to services team when required.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Specific proficiency in:
    • C#, MVC 4+, Visual Studio
    • Entity Framework
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
    • Relational database experience (MSSQL, MySQL) a PLUS
    • Skill for writing reusable libraries
    • Strong code debugging skills
    • PHP
    • Amazon Web Services AWS
    • Standalone web server (Apache)

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience of demonstrable relevant experience
  • Proven hands-on Software Development experience including a working experience in C# web development
  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Computer Science degree preferred

 

About LifeLearn Animal Health

LifeLearn Animal Health provides education and communications products and services to the veterinary profession and animal health organizations. LifeLearn’s award-winning competencies in digital media, combined with longstanding veterinary content expertise, have delivered sophisticated offerings to veterinarians to optimize their practices, including: WebDVM, custom veterinary websites; ClientEd; client education resource; and Sofie, the advanced veterinary medical search tool. LifeLearn has been named one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Growth 500 from 2015 to 2019.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their time, however we will only be contacting those individuals that we wish to interview.

Accessibility Commitment

LifeLearn is committed to providing an accessible workplace, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005) (“AODA”), the Human Rights Code (RSO 1990) (“HRC”) and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 191/11 (“IASR”). Should an applicant require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process or during subsequent employment, the individual is invited to communicate and discuss their requirements with LifeLearn’s Human Resources representative. LifeLearn will provide, or arrange to have provided, reasonable accommodation specific to the applicant’s or employee’s accessibility needs.

Note to Third-Party Recruiters

If you are a third-party recruiter, please do not contact us. While we understand and appreciate the valuable service that third-party recruiters provide to individuals seeking employment, LifeLearn has its own hiring processes when positions with LifeLearn become available.