Manager, R&D Innovation (Clinical Nutrition)
Braine-l'Alleud, BE
14 uur geleden

9 / 23 / 2019 2 : 18 : 40 AM Baxter International

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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
  • Qualifications

  • 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
  • Equal Employment Opportunity

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