Head of Science
Nutricia ELN is a leading company in the world of nutraceuticals, focusing on the optimal impact of Milk & Food within the first 1000days of life to positively impact future health. Within Nutricia ELN, we are looking for a Head of Science Benelux to join our Healthcare Nutrition team with the main purpose of challenging & guiding our locally science teams.
About the job
The mission of this role is to be Championing Science by building and sustaining trustful collaborations with health stakeholders in the Benelux (incl. (K)OL Management) creating a long-term sustainable science driven approach that will drive Nutricia as COFC & it's brands as BOFC.
The Head of Science Benelux will report to the HN Director, acting as liaison between the different units (like Strategy, Solutions, R&D and other functions). He/she will be responsible for delivering two main objectives: a dedicated approached to making all inno’s credible & sustainable on business impact (short term); and, make our KOL approach a reference in the market upscaling our current science approach to be able to win also on long term through science.
Be on top of competitor landscape and scientific direction, he/she will look pro-actively for scientific arguments and translate them into health benefits to help endorsement of HCP’s for our Company & Brands. The Head of Science Benelux will create beneficial partnerships and ways of working with key professionals, through joint initiatives, activities and getting inspiration via networking on medical symposia/congresses; networking pharma; etc.
The ideal candidate has a MD/PhD and more than 7 years advanced knowledge in medical/scientific area (Nutritional, Dietetic, Pediatrics). You have extensive experience in KOL Management resulting in concrete results & have a proven track record on people management.
The potential candidate has a people-oriented mindset and can effectively engage external stakeholders across a broad range of audiences and activities. At the same time, a result-oriented approach is crucial to effectively manage and optimize resources and budget to meet business needs.
Bilingual Flemish & French, and fluent oral and written English.
Function will be based in Brussels, Belgium, but responsibilities are on Benelux level (travelling required).
What’s in it for you?
At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus.
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Need more information? Please contact Giorgia Calabria, Talent Manager 1D Benelux, Giorgia.email@example.com