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Created in 2011 by the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company, Nestlé Health Science is a unique health science company focused on advancing the role nutrition plays in changing the course of health for consumers, patients and healthcare professionals. Focused on delivering quality-of-life benefits through nutritional solutions, we harness scientific and clinical advances to improve health through managed nutrition. With approximately 3,000 employees around the world and a global presence in about 50 markets, we invite you to impact the future of health with us.

Principal Scientist-Nutritional Translation

Job Number 17004364 Company NHSCNPTC Location Bridgewater, New Jersey

Description


Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is a company on a mission and on the move, motivated by the opportunity to forge a major therapeutic role for nutrition in the management of health and establish a new industry between food and pharmaceuticals. The two elements of the equation are simple; societies are ageing and age and lifestyle related diseases are spiraling. Needs are growing for safe, effective and cost-effective solutions. At the same time, scientific understanding of health, disease and the potential of nutrition – as an integral part of managing health and disease – is growing.

Nestlé Health Science, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nestlé Group, was created in 2011 to be a leader in these developments and make things happen. We have over 3,000 employees around the world with a wide mix of capabilities – from bio-medical engineers
to regulatory specialists, medical delegates (sales force) and health economic experts that reflect our dynamism and intent to create.

Position Summary:

The selected individual will provide results via initiating and driving medium to large/ complex knowledge building projects or project business activities. In addition will seek out and gather internal and external scientific discoveries and link with deep clinical insights with the goal to translate into proprietary, differentiated, medical nutrition solutions for consumers and patients, with specific medical needs. Success in the role will be determined by the outcomes produced through the promotion of actively promoting cross fertilization between within and outside the organization to accelerate innovation. Will support product innovation through ownership of nutritional profile design, including Nutritional Foundation and scientific substantiation of key product features.

Qualifications

Experience and Education Requirements:

7 plus years of demonstrated experience within business area

PHD or equivalent in nutrition or other closely related fields

Demonstrated and prior Knowledge of:

            Nutrition science

            Clinical nutrition

            Food science

             Medical Science

 

Preferred Skills

Registered Dietitian (preferred)

Project management

Strong Business Acumen

In-Depth understanding of Clinical Nutrition Practice Guidelines

Mentoring Skills in a Business/ Science Environment

Demonstrated Relationship management skills

 

           

 

 

In addition to the above, you have to demonstrate your ability to work constructively with everyone who contributes; to be open to fresh ideas and leverage diversity of backgrounds and experiences; and to act with integrity. You also have to demonstrate your ability to focus on what matters and make choices; to deliver against clear, actionable and measurable priorities, and to work with a lean and nimble mindset. Finally, you will have to demonstrate your ability to challenge the status quo and to help us change the way people view nutritional therapies in health management, with a can-do attitude and passion.

 


The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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