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Global Medical Affairs Manager Frailty

31/07/2019 Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, NL

Managing tactically and operationally the medical activities for projects in the area of Frailty (focus on falls and fractures) in order to achieve the company and category vision, the credibility of Nutricia and the brand objectives.

About the Job

As our Global Medical Affairs Manager Frailty, your key responsibilities are the following:

  • Maintain high level of knowledge on Frailty (and relevant aspects of medical nutrition, science and the health care environment) including trends, opportunities and threats.
  • Create and deliver presentations both internally and externally on the scientific basis of our products in the area of Frailty
  • Participate in projects to renovate/innovate products and services:
    • Ensure link to medical/market reality through delivering and generating insights
    • Develp rationales, Q&A, dossiers, claims substantiation and communication materials (including sales training materials) to support product value proposition, positioning,  messaging and market access (reimbursement and price justificatin)
  • Develop clear overviews and analysis of existing evidence base and gaps:
    • Work with Information Services to identify, interpret and share relevant key clinical data with countries using available tools
    • Based on identified gaps and needs, support the development of an evidence plan for Frailty, including investigator-sponsored studies, post-marketing surveys, observational studies, etc. in close collaboration with Global Medical Affairs Director and colleagues from other departments (marketing, research, sales, etc.)
    • Work closely with R&I to define appropriate study designs.
  • Map opinion leaders and other key stakeholders (e.g. payers, policy makers) in the area of Frailty and develop influencing plans using available tools  to shape the field of Frailty
  • Drive and lead the organization and implementation of KOL and HCP events, meetings and education (symposia, Advisory Boards, HCP Study days, etc.) in the area of Frailty
  • Work with market access colleagues to develop health economic arguments for our Frailty product propositions
  • Develop and lead (if applicable) a medical affairs network in the area of Frailty
  • Address local country questions
  • Input into the Frailty strategy

About You

To be able to achieve the above, you have a Master- or PhD- degree in Life Science (Nutrition, dietetics and/or (para-) medical) and preferably several years of relevant experience in a commercial environment (health care, food, science or pharmaceutical industry).

If you are our ideal candidate, you also need the following:

  • Thought leadership and clinical experience within Frailty therapeutic area
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of future trends in multi-HCP environment (e.g. literature, competition, congresses, etc.)
  • Experience in KOL engagement
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to easily interact with people (both internally and externally) and in translating scientific information to different audiences
  • A proactive and can-do attitude
  • Flexible, curious, open, team player
  • Agility to be able to deal with several projects at the same time while keeping the right focus,
  • Fluency in business English, written and oral
  • Willingness to travel 20-30% of the time

About Us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. Click here to discover more about Danone in the Benelux.

We Offer

At Danone we offer a complete package of benefits, with a good primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave, discounts on a collective health insurance and our Danone products.

What’s next?

We invite you to apply online via our website. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.


For more information, please contact me:

Sondra Lusaite
Talent Manager Sales & Medical NL