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Digital Health R&I Study Manager

  • Posted: 25 Mar 2024
  • Research & Innovation
  • Singapore
  • On-site

About the job

The Digital Health Research & Innovation Team in Danone is part of the Medical & Nutrition Science team located in D-Lab Singapore. We develop digital health initiatives for Danone to impact health globally and locally and contribute to value creation for people/patients and business via digital technologies.


Mission and Main responsibilities
1. You will have to lead digital health studies in various stages from start-up activities (including ethics committee submissions) to closure and study reporting.
2. You will need to contribute to and/or write study protocols and other study documents development using templates from studies performed previously. 
3. You will be responsible to deliver digital health studies within timelines, budget and study quality key performance indicators. 
4. You will be responsible to support the creation and delivering science-based digital solutions, designed to bring added value to Specialized Nutrition innovations:
- To support bringing business value to our key local/global brands with digital health tools
- To collect data to generate scientific evidence via digital technologies to generate health impact and fuel innovations.
- To support the team to build our own technologies and services for global use.
5. You will have to engage with internal stakeholders across several business functions and external stakeholders including Key Opinion Leaders and setup relevant advisory board or steering committee meetings and communicate internally and externally our key successes. 
6. You will be responsible for digital products activations in (key) countries.
7. You will combine a technical approach (such as phasing and structuring of the project, target setting in terms of resources and specifications) with a more social approach (leading and organizing study team meeting, enable decision making, internal/external stakeholder management).
8. You will manage Digital Health study projects and setup the best strategies for regular updates in our team meetings and other relevant forums.

About you

Professional Experiences and Functional Competencies needed: 
1. At least a BSc. Degree with 3 years of experience working as a project manager with digital health technologies and/or health devices (including medical devices), with proven track record in managing digital health projects.
2. Previous experience working in clinical research in multi-countries, multi-site setting within India South-East Asia with knowledge on relevant legislations, Declaration of Helsinki and ICH-GCP, and preferably with experience with protocol writing, data collection, and publications.
3. Experience with medical device legislation will be an advantage.  
4. Familiar with agile project management methodology.
5. Familiar with APIs and digital health tools interoperability.
6. Experience in managing cross-functional innovative studies to build DH tools or leveraging DH tools.
7. Strong communication and stakeholders' management skills.
8. Knowledge about Danone business and key brands and strategy.


Managerial Competencies and Personal Skills needed
1. Able to influence effectively with various stakeholders inside Danone but also externally with for instance study sites, CRO, investigators and Key Opinion Leaders. 
2. Consumer centric and strong interpersonal skills to manage productive collaboration cross-location and cross-functionally. 
3. Strong leadership skills to manage digital health studies , empower team members, and embrace feedback with the right mindset.
4. Simply and focus on priorities and tasks, strong communication skills and creativity as well as out of the box thinking.
5. Make fact-based decision and ensure project deliverables are met, learn from mistakes, ensure good project quality, and timely project updates to drive successful collaborations. 
6. Be agile, be open to be pushed outside of comfort zone and lead by example. 
7. Ability to understand science and to turn it into digital assets.
8. Fluency in English.

About us

Do things your way. At Danone Singapore, we believe that our teams work best when they are empowered to work flexibly – this is why our hybrid working policy allows you to agree the right balance of homeworking and office working, in line with yours and the team’s needs.


Focus on development – your way
With a suite of learning opportunities and a strong focus on in-role development, your line manager will work closely with you to help unlock your career ambitions within Danone. Working here you will enjoy a fast-paced, complex environment, which is packed with opportunities for the entrepreneurial spirit. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as evian, Dumex and Aptamil, and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself.


Our values
We live by our core ‘HOPE’ values – H is for Humanism, as people are at the heart of everything we do. O is for Openness, welcoming new ideas from the world we live in. P is for Proximity, as we believe that building close relationships leads to better understanding and trust. E is for Enthusiasm, for those who are as passionate as we are about bringing health through food to as many people as possible.


Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU. For more information about Danone, our divisions and culture, please visit careers.danone.com.