Pediatrician Gastroenterologist - Medical Director
“I want to share knowledge to have a global impact on pediatric health"
Nestlé Nutrition, La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland Undefined period of time
contract, act rate 100%
Nestlé Nutrition is a globally managed business entity within the Nestlé Group. Our mission is to nurture a healthier generation . We will achieve this by leading the way in research and development of science-based nutrition solutions and by partnering with parents and healthcare professionals around the world. At the heart of our mission is the knowledge and understanding that nutrition in the first 1 000 days of life, from conception, through pregnancy and throughout the child’s first two years of life - has a direct and significant impact on health and performance in later life.
Our product portfolio includes such trusted and well-recognized brands as NAN, LACTOGEN, GERBER, NESTOGEN, CERELAC, SMA and ILLUMA.
As a Medical Director for Innovation, reporting to the Chief Medical Officer of Nestlé Nutrition you will define and develop the medical and clinical strategic aspects of innovation of the Nestlé Nutrition portfolio. You will oversee and support the clinical, nutritional, dietetic, and related medical components of all stages of innovation and renovation, from concept to commercialization. And will provide medical guidance and support to the clinical aspects of evidence development and scientific substantiation of messages and claims for Nestlé Nutrition portfolio.
Together with the R&D organization, identify scientific, medical, and clinical gaps and opportunities, and develop the Evidence development strategy and plans for portfolio innovation and renovation
Direct and manage and the medical aspects of Center Nestlé Nutrition clinical trials, and provide medical input and support to Clinical Research teams, including protocol development, medical oversight of progress, trial monitoring and institutional review board activities.
Provide medical, and clinical input to the Medical, Science, and Regulatory Unit (MSRU) and other Center Nestlé Nutrition functions and cross business partners in development of messages, claims, and other communication to HCPs, consumers, and other stakeholders
Provide medical and clinical guidance and support to Regional and Market medical, scientific and regulatory activities, including Market driven clinical trials from concept to publication
Education and experience
University degree in Medicine and Pediatrics with sub specialization in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. Licensed and/ or Board Certified with minimum 3 years’ clinical experience, and with interest and preferably with focus on in clinical nutrition
Track record in clinical research and publication
Experience and familiarity with the medical, research and general academic and healthcare professional environment
- Excellent communication and networking skills
- Fluency in English, knowledge of one or more additional major languages is a plus
- Business acumen and capability of translating scientific concepts into nutrition and health innovation opportunities
- Previous experience in industry environment is a plus
Show us that you are a collaborative team-player with positive attitude and a strong work-ethic. Your ability to work in a matrix environment with cross functional and diverse teams, and with managerial aptitude to build others’ capacities are strong assets for this role. If you are interested about this position, well organized, flexible and want to make a difference fulfilling Nestlé Nutrition’s mission to nurture the health of the next generation, apply atwww.nestle.com/jobs
The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 88,8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2015, more than 335,000 employees worldwide and 436 factories in more than 85 countries. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.