Nestle Medical Science Liaison in United States

Nestl 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.

Nestl Health Science , a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nestl 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:

Field based execution of the global and local medical strategy to meet business objectives. Develop and reinforce Nestle's credibility as science leaders to win the trust of our stakeholders through the initiation and execution of scientific activities, gathering insights to inform the business and providing scientific expertise to the field force.

Primary Responsibilities:

External Stakeholder Collaboration

Identify, engage, develop and manage field-based relationships with medical and scientific stakeholders including key HCPs, payer thought leaders, and medical decision makers,

Develop and manage stakeholder engagement plan aligned with business objectives (including base business, programs, and launches).

Identify and engage appropriate stakeholders to participate in company sponsored programs and activities.

Collect and communicate insights from the field to inform business activities

Collaborate and participate with field sales team in clinically focused selling opportunities to help advance the sale

Medical Information and Communication

Respond appropriately and compliantly to medical and scientific inquiries from external customers, HCPs and internal stakeholders.

Present accurate, unbiased, balanced and non-misleading science and results to various audiences.

Medical Education

Develop and implement regional/field based and/or sales initiated external medical education programs/scientific events for healthcare professionals to advance business strategies.

Evidence Generation

Gathers insight from external stakeholders to identify gaps in evidence.

Shares gaps in evidence with Medical Affairs Managers to be incorporated into business strategy.

Field monitoring of evidence generation programs and liaise when necessary with Medical Affairs.

Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

MD, Pharm D, or PhD in nutritional sciences, bioscience, or related field

Minimum 5 years experience in combination of clinical (patient care) and industry.

Advanced practical nutritional skills and knowledge

Involvement in academic / research is preferable

Worked in a matrix environment

MSL experience preferred

Relationship with medical and scientific circles and be recognized as having credible experience in nutrition

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

Category: Food Safety, Nestle Health Science