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Medical Science Liaison & Scientific Affairs Specialist

Medical Science Liaison & Scientific Affairs Specialist

La Tour-de-Peilz, CH

La Tour-de-Peilz, CH

Nestlé Health Science was created in 2011 by Nestlé, the leading food and beverage company. We are 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. Behind our pioneering company are 3,000 people around the world who are driving breakthroughs and innovating for impact.  With a global presence in about 50 markets, we invite you to impact the future of health and your career with us.

Position Snapshot

 

Location: La Tour-de-peilz, Switzerland
Entity: Nestlé Health Science
Act. Rate: 50%
Type of contact: Permanent Contract

Position Summary

 

As a Medical Science Liaison / MSL & Scientific Affairs Specialist, you will provide scientific support externally for our customers and internally for our team. Main areas are paediatrics (allergies and clinical nutrition) and gut health / microbiome.

A day in a life of an MSL & Scientific Affairs Specialist:

 

  • Preparing scientific materials and documents in the assigned scientific areas
  • Adapting global materials and documents for the Swiss market
  • Advising and conducting internal (field services, marketing) and external training sessions (physicians, medical professionals, pharmacists)
  • Organising scientific events (workshops, symposia)
  • Supporting the marketing team: Scientific insights, input and review of scientific statements, product development
  • Scientific customer support & KOL management: Customer inquiries, project support & development, and KOL network maintenance
  • Continuous training and maintaining scientific expertise
What will make you successful

 

  • University degree in nutrition and dietetics
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a nutritionist in a hospital setting, ideally in paediatrics and/or experience in conducting scientific projects
  • Able to work independently, including ability to understand scientific publications and guidelines and to translate them for application
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly for preparing and conducting training sessions
  • Mother tongue French (preferable) or German. Very good knowledge of the other national language (French/German), plus solid knowledge of English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Place of residence preferably French-speaking Switzerland (workplace is Vevey)

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Nestlé Health Science was created in 2011 by Nestlé, the leading food and beverage company. We are 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. Behind our pioneering company are 3,000 people around the world who are driving breakthroughs and innovating for impact.  With a global presence in about 50 markets, we invite you to impact the future of health and your career with us.

Position Snapshot

 

Location: La Tour-de-peilz, Switzerland
Entity: Nestlé Health Science
Act. Rate: 50%
Type of contact: Permanent Contract

Position Summary

 

As a Medical Science Liaison / MSL & Scientific Affairs Specialist, you will provide scientific support externally for our customers and internally for our team. Main areas are paediatrics (allergies and clinical nutrition) and gut health / microbiome.

A day in a life of an MSL & Scientific Affairs Specialist:

 

  • Preparing scientific materials and documents in the assigned scientific areas
  • Adapting global materials and documents for the Swiss market
  • Advising and conducting internal (field services, marketing) and external training sessions (physicians, medical professionals, pharmacists)
  • Organising scientific events (workshops, symposia)
  • Supporting the marketing team: Scientific insights, input and review of scientific statements, product development
  • Scientific customer support & KOL management: Customer inquiries, project support & development, and KOL network maintenance
  • Continuous training and maintaining scientific expertise
What will make you successful

 

  • University degree in nutrition and dietetics
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a nutritionist in a hospital setting, ideally in paediatrics and/or experience in conducting scientific projects
  • Able to work independently, including ability to understand scientific publications and guidelines and to translate them for application
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly for preparing and conducting training sessions
  • Mother tongue French (preferable) or German. Very good knowledge of the other national language (French/German), plus solid knowledge of English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Place of residence preferably French-speaking Switzerland (workplace is Vevey)

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

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