Danone - Zoetermeer ZH

The Nutricia Worldwide CBU is a unique entity making specialized nutrition available in more than 40 countries all over the world through a distributor model. Growing rapidly in a complex global environment, Nutricia Worldwide is driven by a clear strategic vision with a track record of significant growth. Would you like to contribute to our communication and innovation on life-transforming nutrition, engage your stakeholders, and deliver input to our medical strategy? In this challenging role you will be responsible tactically and operationally for managing the activities of projects in the area of science and specialized nutrition. Internally you will liaise with other teams and externally you will have significant contact with key opinion leaders and solutions managers.

Are you a passionate nutritionist looking for a dynamic, inspiring and international work environment? Apply today!

About the Job

As Medical Affairs Manager you will be the nutritional and scientific backbone of the business. You will be a part of the medical affairs team and will work with internal (commercial) functions, as well as with key opinion leaders and solution managers around the globe. You will be our star in translating medical science into demand generation and have a solid understanding of the healthcare setting.

Your key responsibilities are the following:

Medical & Scientific
Deliver timely, accurate, specific and balanced response to professional and internal requests for information;
Ensure clear, comprehensive, useful scientific and practical content of materials for all stakeholders;
Develop the medical insights and rationales behind our product portfolio;
Identify, analyze and follow competitive activities and trends (medical, nutritional, scientific, healthcare);
Provide medical and scientific input in cross functional teams.

Internal & External Education
Train internal people and distributors on the medical landscape, healthcare environment, product positioning and science;
Ensure development of educational and training materials.

Strategic Stakeholder Management
Manage routine contacts with KOL's including speaker briefing and evaluation, advisory board support and coordination and liaise between KOLs and internal partners;
Participate and support in national/international symposia and events.

About you

To be able to achieve the above, you have a master degree with a focus on dietetics and/or clinical nutrition. You have 3-5 years of experience in the field of clinical nutrition and/or dietetics. You have the ability to translate scientific or clinical data into an understandable and valuable form and to quickly and comprehensively learn about new subject areas.


If you are our ideal candidate, you also need the following:
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to easily interact with people (both internally and externally) and in translating scientific information to different audiences;
• A proactive and can-do attitude;
• Agility to be able to deal with several projects at the same time while keeping the right focus;
• Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment;
• Fluency in business English, written and oral.

About Us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our signature One Planet One Health embodies.

We Offer

At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

What’s next?

We invite you to apply online via our website. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

Need more information? Please contact me Sondra Lusaite, Talent Manager Benelux, sondra.lusaite@danone.com