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VIE Health Affairs Manager (W/M) - Belgium - May 2024

  • Posted: 21 Maart 2024
  • Medical & Health Affairs
  • België
  • Hybrid


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Your role as Junior Health affairs manager , within the General Secreatary team, is mainly to support the Dairy & Plant based & Waters business on health & nutrition topics through support of brands validation of consumer communications, coordinate and implement communication through the digital local health channels and regular communication to Health care professionals.




This VIE will take place in Brussels (Belgium) as of april/may 2024.   

To thrive in your missions, your manager at Danone, Roser Roig Gomez, Senior Health & Scientific Affairs Manager, will help you to fulfil your potential in the following areas :


- Support the scientific communication plan towards Health Care Professionals including development of Newsletters, contact & coordination of material to be sent to dietitians, support in congresses...
- Contribute to the development of the plan for dairy & plant based and support waters category for 2024
- Coordination and implementation of yearly plan with external health associations
- Support on the validations of the marketing & sales material towards consumers
- Coordination and implementation of the communication through digital channels of the Health affairs team including LinkedIn, Danone alimentation website and Alpro website
- Support in the internal engagement plan on Health & Nutrition
- Budget management support and planning 


Over jou



- You have a master on Health, nutrition or sciense related study
- You have excellent written and oral knowledge of French and English. Knowledge on Dutch is  very appreciated for this position.
- Very good written communication skills and able to vulgarize the science
- You are open for challenge, adaptable to change, team worker, proactive and passionate about health and nutrition topics.

- Previous experience in the food industry is a plus. 

Over ons

Are you eligible for a V.I.E?  

V.I.E is a type of contract linked to Business France (French public organism) allowing Europeans to work internationally for a designated company. This is a 6 to 24 months contract.  

  • You must be aged 18 to 28. You must have completed national service obligation. 
  • You must be a citizen of the European Economic Area. 
  • You must have never worked in the country in which you wish to do your V.I.E.  
  • You have never done a V.I.E before. 

What are the contractual advantages of the V.I.E ?  


  • There are no taxes and charges on salary, as a V.I.E your social security is covered by April international. 
  • You will be granted with 2,5 days off per month. 
  • Your gratification is fixed according to the Business France grid. 
  • The cost of your back-and-forth flight or train tickets is covered.  


Danone is proud to promote inclusion and equal opportunities. We truly believe that our diversity will make the difference and that an inclusive environment will make us grow as a company, as a team, and as people. We therefore consider all applications* to ensure an inclusive corporate culture where everyone can feel like they belong. 

*All applications will be considered irrespective of origins and ethnicity, personal background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability....


Why you should choose this V.I.E experience at Danone?  


  • A rewarding personal experience 


Making the choice to do a V.I.E can turn out to be a great opportunity. This is your chance to challenge yourself and to discover more about a new country. You will be part of the Danone community, working for some of the best-known brands in the world. Our objectives are to make sure that you will come as you are, ready to innovate and to bring your perspective. We, as a company, bring a great importance in creating an inclusive working environment. We will consider all applicants to our offers. As a B-Corp certified company, Danone meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. One Planet One Health by You. 


  • Be part of the international V.I.E community 


We will always make sure that you will feel great in your host country. You will be part of the V.I.E community group where you will be regularly informed about any news concerning the community. This will enable you to get in touch with the international Danone community and to learn more about multiple cultures. You will also integrate an international talent pool giving you the opportunity to extend your time working for Danone across the world or in France. You will join dynamic teams and play an important role in the performance of Danone and all its brands. 


What’s next? 

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