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This role will mainly contribute to the active development of the innovation pipeline of Clinical Nutrition by identifying new opportunities and developing new concepts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Play a lead role in the identification and evaluation of new unmet needs / opportunities in the area of Clinical Nutrition
Apply rigorous innovation methodology to identify new opportunities and quickly assess them
Conduct primary field visits research to identify and / or confirm unmet needs specially in the area of clinical nutrition therapy management (clinicians interviews, field visits, .)
Conduct secondary research to collect additional scientific data (literature, patents, preclinical and clinical data review, congress )
Provide clear recommendations on initial scope and next steps to the project team at the earlier stage of the project
Lead the cross-functional evaluation of the needs (R&D, medical, marketing and RA / IP as needed) to prioritize them according to Baxter’s methodology
Elaborate new concepts and independently execute rapid screening of these new ideas / concepts (including technical feasibility, R&D budget estimate, product cost.)
Partner with marketing team to quickly size the commercial opportunity
Reach conclusions based on research analysis and provide clear recommendations to senior management
Develop and maintain broad knowledge in Clinical Nutrition, participate to the main conferences in this field, stay up-
to-date with all relevant literature and patents and support the development of collaboration with Universities
Participate actively to the innovation process to generate new ideas
Support actively technology landscapes assessment as per business need
Support business development team as per need
Ensure IP protection for any new ideas when relevant
Master or PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science or equivalent degree
Master’s degree in business or equivalent experience
Excellent written and oral English skill
Preferably at least 5 years of relevant experience in healthcare industry or related fields
Broad scientific knowledge and ability to use it to perform rapid assessment of any new opportunity
Passionate by innovation and new technologies in the HealthCare industry
Interest in IT is a plus
Excellent communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, especially medical and marketing teams
Very good ability to provide clear direction to the project team while a lot of elements are still undefined (good business acumen to identify the right opportunities, synthetize the information, quickly zero in to critical questions, define clear scope)
Comfortable to provide some recommendation and / or make decision with limited information
Think creatively about new concepts and new ways to innovate
Perseverant and positive mind-set
Like to challenge the status quo
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