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Medical Affairs Advisor

  • Australia
  • Chatswood
  • On-site
  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Posted: 3 Jul 2024
Medical Affairs Advisor

About the job

Join us at Danone, where your work touches lives and contributes to a healthier world. As a global leader with a unique health-focused portfolio in food and beverages we are driven by a mission to bring health through food to as many as possible. Embedded in our culture is a profound sense of purpose and a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and community. At Danone we believe in the power of our people, and we are dedicated to creating an environment where our core values of humanism, openness, enthusiasm, and proximity lead the way to achieve our goals. We are proud to be a B Corp certified organisation which is reshaping the future of food, one delicious, nutritious product at a time.


We are currently looking for a trained and experienced dietician or nutritionist to work as a Medical Affairs Advisor in our Medical Affairs and Market Access business division. This permanent role will give you the opportunity to really make a difference by developing and delivering education, training, claims, content and resources that are backed by science, and relevant to our consumers, patients, health care professionals and/or Danoners. This is an opportunity to take the leap from a technical/clinical role into a commercial one.

 Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop content and resources for consumers and health care professionals
  • Execute the tactics within the strategy for your relevant portfolios
  • Build and nurture great relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Plan and execute educational events for consumers/patients and health care professionals
  • Deliver scientific training (including on our products) to internal stakeholders including the field sales team.
  • Keep up to date with the latest science to ensure we are always on the leading edge.
  • Collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams.

About you

You will come from a dietetic/healthcare background with a strong understanding of medical, nutritional science and health principles and how to apply them. You will be a confident and effective communicator who easily engages with your stakeholders.

Ideally you will have:

  • Minimum undergraduate qualifications or a background in dietetics &/or nutrition.
  • Familiarity with our products and experience as a Medical Advisor is beneficial
  • Experience/Knowledge of tube feeds is essential
  • Ability to interpret nutritional and scientific research into easy-to-understand messages for the consumers and HCP’s.
  • Great stakeholder engagement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
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About Danone

At Danone, we aim to inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices, in line with our Vision - Danone, One Planet. One Health.  We operate across four business lines: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based ProductsWatersEarly Life Nutrition, and Medical Nutrition. Our headquarter is in France, we have offices in 55 countries across the globe and our products are sold in over 120 markets. We have been around for more than a century and are the proud owner of some of the best-known brands worldwide including favorites like YoPro, Activia, Aptamil and Karicare

Danone ANZ focuses on dairy and specialized nutrition products for infants and adults and is proud to be awarded the Great Place to Work accreditation winner for ANZ in 2023 – a globally recognised program where we feature as one of Australia’s top places to work.

Visit our website WE ARE DANONE to know more about us.



We truly value our Danoners and strive to make their experience exceptional by creating a positive and fulfilling environment for everyone. Our unique benefits are designed to enhance the lives and provide genuine value.

  • A high-performing, collaborative team culture
  • Flexible Hybrid working
  • Thank Danone it’s Friday! 3pm finishes every Friday.
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Personalised learning opportunities to set you up for success
  • Competitive Total Reward package including

                      -Health, Life and salary continuance insurance

                      -26 weeks gender-neutral paid parental leave

                      -Employee Share Subscription Plan 

                      -Performance related incentives and annual reviews



If this opportunity resonates with you and you’re eager to shape and define this role, then go ahead and seize the moment. Click on the APPLY button and share your resume with us.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

We proudly affirm that we are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and our ambition is to foster an INCLUSIVE&DIVERSE workplace where all Danoners can bring their uniqueness to contribute to business results. Our commitment to DEI ensures that all qualified individuals receive fair consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and disability at our company.


Job details

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, we are a leading global food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition. 

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter
  • Interview #1
  • Interview #2
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