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Medical Affairs Manager

  • Posted: 14 Oct 2021
  • Medical & Health Affairs
  • Belgium
  • Belgium

About the job

Medical Affairs Manager


About the Job


Would you like to help us build & sustain trust through credibility of our business and brands in order to get Healthcare Professionals endorsement of our products & services? Are you able to contribute to our product communication and innovation, engage your stakeholders, and deliver input to our medical strategy? In this challenging role you will be responsible tactically and operationally for managing the medical activities of projects in the area of Disease Related Malnutrition (DRM) and Frailty. Internally you will liaise with marketing, sales & research and innovation. Externally you will have significant contact with key opinion leaders and health care professionals. 

As our Medical Affairs Manager Frailty & DRM BE, you are responsible for the topics Frailty and DRM including disease specifics (such as diabetes, dysphagia, decubitus and COPD), and you help to define commercial strategy and execution as well as local implementation of Medical strategies in Belgium. You report to the Head of Medical Affairs Adult and your key responsibilities are the following: 

KOL & stakeholder networks:

  • Establish and develop KOL / HCP networks in the Frailty & DRM area in Belgium and build strong relationships with relevant specialists and stakeholders, medical societies and patient foundations in these fields, 
  • Drive the sponsoring, organization and implementation of KOL and HCP events (ad boards, round tables, live and online scientific events,...) as well as support and participate in local events (symposia, Nutrifocus, masterclasses, etc) set up in collaboration with marketing and sales functions, 
  • Participate in national and international symposia and events in Frailty & DRM, 
  • Be the key contact to local HCP associations and networks in Frailty & DRM, 
  • Be the medical person towards the local sales community. 

About you

About You

Be able to achieve the above, you have a Master in Life Science or Nutrition and  1-3 years' experience in -Medical Affairs (in health care, food, science or pharmaceutical industry) and a strong passion for nutrition. 

If you are our ideal candidate, you also need the following: 

  • Fluency in Dutch, French & English 
  • A strong team spirit 
  • Both content driven and commercial oriented 
  • Perseverance and strong push 
  • Excellent social & communication skills with the ability to easily interact with people (both internally and externally) and to establish strong positive relationship with HCPs 
  • Project management skills 

About us

About Us

Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

We Offer

Our core values - Humanism, Openness, Proximity and Enthusiasm embody the way we aspire to behave in everything we do. If you are an energetic person who believes in these principles, then Danone is the right company for you! Join our dynamic team and help us make our vision a reality by playing a key role in the performance of Danone and all its brands.

What’s next?

 Hit the “apply now” button now. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our career website.

Need more information? Please contact Alice Caviale at alice.caviale@external.danone.com.

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.