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EyeCare Sr Director (Clinical)

Date: Nov 16, 2018

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 87212 
Position:Full-Time

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 7,200 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

Develop and manage strategic initiatives to improve the overall perception of Luxottica Retail North America (RONA) and Luxottica EyeCare within the affiliated optometrist, non-affiliated optometrist and optometric student communities. Oversee 4 key functions to increase consideration by perspective optometrists and improve the relationship with affiliated optometrists:  schools and colleges of Optometry, Clinical Standards, Optometric Innovation, and Affiliated Optometrist Value Proposition. Partner with the Eyecare Marketing and Communications team to support the development of the Luxottica EyeCare messaging strategy to be used for all internal and external outreach activities and the Recruiting team to support recruitment activities. Act as the Luxottica EyeCare representative to schools and colleges of Optometry.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Schools/ Colleges and Professional Relations

  • Partner with the EyeCare Marketing and Communications team to develop eyecare messaging strategy
  • Develop and execute strategic initiatives for schools and colleges of Optometry

Clinical Standards

  • Develop and maintain clinical standards for employed and affiliated optometrists
  • Create and implement chart audit process for employed optometrists
  • Partner with brand eyecare directors to ensure affiliated optometrists are compliant with clinical standards

Optometric Innovation

  • Maintain vendor relationships on behalf of Luxottica EyeCare to evaluate new equipment and technology
  • Partner with the Innovation and Commercialization team on deployment of new instruments and technology in affiliated and employed optometric offices
  • Design and initiate pilots to test new insturments and technology within the brands

Value Proposition

  • Seek opportunities to provide value to affiliated and employed optometrists
  • Partner with vendors to offer negotiated discount pricing for affiliated optometrists
  • Maintain catalog of all negotiated offerings for affiliated optometrist

Luxottica Eye Care Representative

  • Represent Luxottica Eye Care in relationships with AOSA, optometry schools
  • Act as optometric liasion between Luxottica Eye Care and both affilaited and employed optometrists

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 12 years’ experience with proficiency in the following areas
    • Optometric schools and colleges
    • Optometric practice management
    • Innovation and Commercialization
    • Business Case Development
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation, listening, persuasive)
  • Fundamental understanding of clinical patient care
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent prioritization skills with a clear focus on results
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a team and create a collaborative atmosphere
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in retail optical
  • Position will work out of the corporate office in Mason, OH two to three days a week every other week
  • Travel will be approximately 70%; if candidate lives in the Mason, OH area travel will be less than 70%

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctor of Optometry degree highly recommended

 

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.

 

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