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Associate Specialist - Nutrition Science

Associate Specialist - Nutrition Science

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: R&D Singapore – Nestlé Research Singapore Hub

Type of contract: Permanent

 

Position Summary

Over the last 5 years, the 800 employees of our Nestlé Research organization have published around 1000 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and filed about 80 patents every year. Nestlé Research also collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Nestlé Research delivers game-changing scientific discoveries to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future (learn more about Nestlé Research at www.nestle.com/randd). Nestle Research is present in Asia: with hubs in Singapore and Beijing, where our teams are working with the global Nestlé community to advance innovative science-based solutions to address major nutrition challenges in Asia-Pacific.

 

Our team is currently looking for an Associate Specialist in Nutrition Science. In this role you will propose, define and lead project activities in this area. In collaboration with internal and external partners, your role would be to translate business needs into research approaches and transfer scientific findings to business applications. In return, we offer excellent career development and mentoring opportunities with established senior scientists and business professionals to support your career aspirations.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Identify nutritional needs, challenges and opportunities to optimise nutritional quality of products and services targeting adults.
  • Plan, develop tools, and execute studies and data analyses to better understand dietary intake patterns, nutritional needs and related lifestyle factors that influence adult and senior health in the Asia-Pacific region to address key relevant research questions for business applications.
  • Build and manage relationships with a network of internal and external partners (scientists and clinical investigators).
  • Provide scientific support to colleagues in business units (scientific, medical and regulatory affairs, innovation and marketing teams).
  • Contribute to translate and transfer scientific knowledge and learnings into business relevant applications
  • Drive initiatives and new projects/corporate actions aiming to increase nutritional dimension within product categories and impact the Innovation & Renovation pipeline for products and services.
  • Leverage the study results and knowledge produced by Nestlé Research at relevant scientific congresses/events internally and externally to drive Nestlé recognition as the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company.
  • Effectively disseminate results in written and oral form to internal and external stakeholders.

 

What will make you successful

  • Ph.D. in Nutrition Science, Nutrition Epidemiology, Public Health or related field.
  • Experience in conceptualisation and successful execution of nutrition research studies, with working knowledge of ICH-GCP (or any other internationally accepted guidelines for acceptable principles in human studies), study design, methods and analysis.
  • Able to run statistical analyses (e.g. SAS; SPSS, R); data science background a plus.
  • Good publication history in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings.
  • Experience with innovation and/or collaboration in industry or governmental organisations in Singapore or Asia is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English.


Show us your excellent communication skills and capacity to convey complex scientific topics to non-scientific audiences. Your ability to work in teams and collaborate while being autonomous and a self-starter would be key.
 

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: R&D Singapore – Nestlé Research Singapore Hub

Type of contract: Permanent

 

Position Summary

Over the last 5 years, the 800 employees of our Nestlé Research organization have published around 1000 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and filed about 80 patents every year. Nestlé Research also collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Nestlé Research delivers game-changing scientific discoveries to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future (learn more about Nestlé Research at www.nestle.com/randd). Nestle Research is present in Asia: with hubs in Singapore and Beijing, where our teams are working with the global Nestlé community to advance innovative science-based solutions to address major nutrition challenges in Asia-Pacific.

 

Our team is currently looking for an Associate Specialist in Nutrition Science. In this role you will propose, define and lead project activities in this area. In collaboration with internal and external partners, your role would be to translate business needs into research approaches and transfer scientific findings to business applications. In return, we offer excellent career development and mentoring opportunities with established senior scientists and business professionals to support your career aspirations.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Identify nutritional needs, challenges and opportunities to optimise nutritional quality of products and services targeting adults.
  • Plan, develop tools, and execute studies and data analyses to better understand dietary intake patterns, nutritional needs and related lifestyle factors that influence adult and senior health in the Asia-Pacific region to address key relevant research questions for business applications.
  • Build and manage relationships with a network of internal and external partners (scientists and clinical investigators).
  • Provide scientific support to colleagues in business units (scientific, medical and regulatory affairs, innovation and marketing teams).
  • Contribute to translate and transfer scientific knowledge and learnings into business relevant applications
  • Drive initiatives and new projects/corporate actions aiming to increase nutritional dimension within product categories and impact the Innovation & Renovation pipeline for products and services.
  • Leverage the study results and knowledge produced by Nestlé Research at relevant scientific congresses/events internally and externally to drive Nestlé recognition as the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company.
  • Effectively disseminate results in written and oral form to internal and external stakeholders.

 

What will make you successful

  • Ph.D. in Nutrition Science, Nutrition Epidemiology, Public Health or related field.
  • Experience in conceptualisation and successful execution of nutrition research studies, with working knowledge of ICH-GCP (or any other internationally accepted guidelines for acceptable principles in human studies), study design, methods and analysis.
  • Able to run statistical analyses (e.g. SAS; SPSS, R); data science background a plus.
  • Good publication history in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings.
  • Experience with innovation and/or collaboration in industry or governmental organisations in Singapore or Asia is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English.


Show us your excellent communication skills and capacity to convey complex scientific topics to non-scientific audiences. Your ability to work in teams and collaborate while being autonomous and a self-starter would be key.
 

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

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