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R&D Senior Specialist - Nutrition Science

R&D Senior Specialist - Nutrition Science

Singapore, SG

Singapore, SG

Position Snapshot

Location: Nestlé R&D Centre
Company: Nestlé Singapore
Full-time
 

Position Summary

Over the last 5 years, the 800-staff of our Nestlé Research organization has published around 1000 scientific publications in peer review journals and files 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 a senior scientist with robust skills and experience in nutrition and health. This position will be responsible for developing and executing research strategy for adult nutrition linking internal and external partners and using innovative approaches (e.g. digital, diagnostics) to develop nutritional concepts, build real-world evidence, and generate new business relevant scientific insights.

 

A day in the life of...
  • Develop and lead nutrition projects in collaboration with research and business teams to develop innovative nutritional concepts and prototypes.
  • Design and interpret clinical research for supporting claims and product communication.
  • Lead and effectively manage complex strategic projects and external research collaborations.
  • Provide scientific support to colleagues in business units (scientific, medical and regulatory affairs, innovation and marketing teams).
  • Translate and valorise research outcomes into business relevant applications.
  • Effectively disseminate results in written and oral form to internal and external stakeholders.
     
What will make you successful
  • MD degree and/or PhD degree in Nutrition, Life Sciences, or related field, and 3+ years of postdoctoral research experience.
  • Experience conducting clinical and/or epidemiological research.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Publication history in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience working in industrial and/or start-up R&D environments is a plus.
  • Experience attracting external funding (grants, venture capital) and translating innovative nutrition concepts into business application is a plus.
  • An entrepreneur mindset and experience mentoring/coaching junior staff is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English, fluency in Chinese is a plus.
Position Snapshot

Location: Nestlé R&D Centre
Company: Nestlé Singapore
Full-time
 

Position Summary

Over the last 5 years, the 800-staff of our Nestlé Research organization has published around 1000 scientific publications in peer review journals and files 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 a senior scientist with robust skills and experience in nutrition and health. This position will be responsible for developing and executing research strategy for adult nutrition linking internal and external partners and using innovative approaches (e.g. digital, diagnostics) to develop nutritional concepts, build real-world evidence, and generate new business relevant scientific insights.

 

A day in the life of...
  • Develop and lead nutrition projects in collaboration with research and business teams to develop innovative nutritional concepts and prototypes.
  • Design and interpret clinical research for supporting claims and product communication.
  • Lead and effectively manage complex strategic projects and external research collaborations.
  • Provide scientific support to colleagues in business units (scientific, medical and regulatory affairs, innovation and marketing teams).
  • Translate and valorise research outcomes into business relevant applications.
  • Effectively disseminate results in written and oral form to internal and external stakeholders.
     
What will make you successful
  • MD degree and/or PhD degree in Nutrition, Life Sciences, or related field, and 3+ years of postdoctoral research experience.
  • Experience conducting clinical and/or epidemiological research.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Publication history in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience working in industrial and/or start-up R&D environments is a plus.
  • Experience attracting external funding (grants, venture capital) and translating innovative nutrition concepts into business application is a plus.
  • An entrepreneur mindset and experience mentoring/coaching junior staff is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English, fluency in Chinese is a plus.

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