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

If you are interested in applying for any of our open positions, please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our company, however we will only contact those individuals that meet our job requirements.

Content Strategist, Veterinary Services

Description:

The Content Strategist Veterinary Services (CSVS), will provide strategic insights for veterinary and medical content development and will assist with building educational content strategies for the IS business. Reporting to the Creative Director, the incumbent will lead projects, write creative and technical content, participate in Key Opinion Leader development, and lead the medical review of educational and promotional materials originated by the team in Industry Solutions.

The CSVS ensures technical support for all Industry Solutions deliverables, company team members and customers through timely transfer of information, technical content development and technical training.

 

Responsibilities:

This position requires a high level of business and technical expertise, and this individual will be strategically leveraged to provide a clear and concise content blueprint for educational tools intended for veterinary industry partners and veterinary clinics. This is a collaborative role, working in a fast-paced environment with our Director of Veterinary Services and stakeholders across the IS teams and external partners.

In addition, the CSVS will:

  • design, develop and deliver content and training materials to educate veterinarians, veterinary healthcare team members and customer facing teams
  • translate medical content to a non-clinical audience in a customer-centric language
  • serve on customer focused teams
  • track industry trends and changes in the marketplace
  • maintain a working knowledge of products and the competitors
  • identifying medically relevant responses to marketing positions
  • contribute input to support product design and development including clinical studies, analysis and interpretation and will proactively identify solutions to meet unmet needs to the commercial business
  • Bring credibility to the organization; translate science through “storytelling” by generating data that supports evidence-based medicine and through integrity and behavior
  • Respond to technical inquiries from internal and external customers in a timely manner, keeping in mind deadlines and procedures
  • Organize and deliver training sessions for internal groups
  • Provide assistance developing client materials
  • Participate in key meetings and develop strong relationships with KOLS, academic and veterinary organizations
  • Keep up-to-date on veterinary topics through technical publications, conference attendance, and formal training
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with sales, creative and meeting/events teams to consistently meet expectations around effective communication and overall teamwork
  • Provide education on products, therapeutic areas, diagnostics, and business solutions
  • Provide input and timely feedback to and from IS team members
  • Contribute to the development of technical materials
  • Review IS deliverables materials for technical/scientific accuracy, medical appropriateness

The incumbent will hold a senior position within the Industry Solutions team providing peer mentorship and guidance to the creative and scientific writers of the IS team. This would include defining strategies for educational development, defining medical criteria and guidelines, establishing templates and governance for content best practices, as well as, managing content workflows.

 

Qualifications:

  • DVM or VMD degree 10+ years of experience in the Veterinary industry
  • experience with medical content development, strategic thinker who understands the business and changing priorities, results oriented
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking and writing
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • proficient in MS Office
  • Adept at working in highly fluid, complex and ever-changing environments
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a close team environment

 

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.

Biomedical Communications Manager

Description:

The Biomedical Communications Manager is a part of the award-winning Industry Solutions Team at LifeLearn. They are responsible for taking scientific content and turning it into interactive and empowering online learning modules, sales enablement and marketing tools, and other communications assets. The Biomedical Communications Manager works directly with project stakeholders, and applies their scientific knowledge to create visually appealing deliverables, while providing a well thought out strategy to all projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the communication with all project stakeholders (Marketing, Technical,
  • Regulatory, Legal) and project team members to ensure all deliverables are met to client expectations, if not exceeded
  • Actively participate in discovery sessions with clients and confidently present recommendations and solutions to clients
  • Lead the design and development of interactive, illustrated and animated digital media content for both web and mobile applications
  • Lead the instructional design and content development of continuing education, sales enablement, marketing and other various communication projects
  • Apply digital experience design strategies and UX best practices to your design decisions to support project goals
  • Work directly with and in our clients best interests to manage project plans, schedules and milestones for all projects
  • Successfully complete projects within set parameters of budget and timeline

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Biomedical Communications, Science Communication, or equivalent is required
  • 5+ years of experience in a project management role
  • Proficient in technical and scientific writing
  • Excellent visual interpretation, interface design, graphic design, and illustration skill that are demonstrated through a dynamic portfolio
  • Ability to successfully execute deadlines to client’s expectations
  • Ability to remain calm and organized under pressure, and adapt to changing priorities and timelines
  • Strong and articulate communication skills
  • A self-starter with a positive attitude that thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to travel within North America

 

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.

Senior Software Developer

Description:

LifeLearn is actively seeking a full-time Senior Software Developer to join our dynamic team. Your passion is coding and you love to solve problems, being actively engaged in the design process of all your projects.  You understand what well-designed, clean and reliable code looks like and you take pride in being a technical expert in your area.  You will combine all of this to mentor a small team of developers, helping our products to achieve new heights.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Architecture and development of performant technical solutions to meet business requirements across multiple product lines
  • Collaborate and work closely with several other business areas to ensure solutions matches business needs
  • Manage estimates and delivery schedules of assigned work
  • Document all solutions and maintain ongoing development plan and production schedule
  • Complete server-side and client-side development work as required
  • Maintain and modify existing applications
  • Fix defects and add features to software
  • Provide design documents and documentation to ensure efficient maintenance and code reuse
  • Actively participate in team meetings and offer recommendations /ideas on design projects
  • Investigation and problem solving with minimal guidance
  • Support maintenance windows and releases
  • Responsible to mentor and coach junior developers
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • University or college study in Computer Science/Software Programming, or proven experience
  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years working with PHP
  • 3+ years of MySQL/MariaDB experience
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with Laravel and Zend framework would be an asset
  • A familiarity with Docker

 

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.

Project Manager

Description:

The Project Manager, under the direction of the Director of Agency Operations, will primarily be responsible to drive process improvements within LifeLearn.  The role will also oversee the implementation of a new project management and resource planning tool. Once implemented, this role will lead, manage, and monitor project resources through the project management platform. This position will oversee project management to ensure effective milestone planning and timely completion of deliverables. This role will also develop and maintain constructive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including executive, corporate staff, management, employees, business, and community partners.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead project teams from ideation through to completion
  • Oversee the implementation of a new project management and resource planning tool, review documented requirements, and ensure implementation meets overall business needs
  • Deliver projects on time, scope, cost, and quality via standard project management methodologies
  • Develop project documentation including project charters, plans, schedules, project updates, etc.
  • Track project progress through project management and ERP tools to proactively identify and communicate project status, issues, and risks to stakeholders
  • Identify and liaise with stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts to understand and communicate requirements and manage all requirements accordingly to ensure they are met
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Manage the relationship with stakeholders and vendor partner
  • Coordinate and Deliver training and education materials to support seamless integration of the project management solutions within the overall technology ecosystem, as required
  • Manage and monitor internal and external project resources, together with resource planning on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Oversee various projects (both internal and customer facing) to ensure effective milestone planning and timely completion of deliverables
  • Work closely with project leads and event managers to manage SOW’s, contract deliverables and timely billing coordination with Project Controller
  • Implement oversight and reporting of customer pass-through funds working closely with Project Controller
  • Carry out change management and control throughout the life of projects
  • Provide monthly project reporting to management and finance team as it relates to resource allocations and project profitability
  • Partner and work closely with the Project Controller to manage forecast and projections as it relates to project profitability and inputs to revenue forecasting
  • Review labor absorption and resource allocations with management teams and identify resource gaps
  • Lead integration of projects into platform

 

Qualifications:

  • College diploma, University Degree, or equivalent with PMP certification
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills and able to lead a project team in an enthusiastic and optimistic manner
  • 4-5 years of project management experience managing medium to large-sized projects using established project management
  • Able to link the strategic vision of the project and its contribution to the organization strategy to ensure value is being delivered
  • Strong organization skills including attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Manage competing demands and change approaches or methods to best fit situations while able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Proficient in MS Office Products, including Project Professional
  • Advanced knowledge of Monday.com project management software solution
  • Knowledge of NetSuite, Salesforce, Microsoft Project, SharePoint and SageIntacct is considered an asset (Experience with comparable tools required)
  • Become and remain proficient in all programs necessary to perform the everyday duties of the position
  • PMP certification

 

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.