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Medical Affairs Manager


Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Solna, AB, SE

Company: DANONE

Are you an ambitious self-starter who is passionate about bringing health through nutrition? Are you looking for the next step in your career in a purpose driven, entrepreneurial and global company? Then the position as Medical Affairs Manager at Nutricia Specialized Nutrition, part of Danone Group, might be a great match for you!


About The Job


You will play an important role in Nutrica’s business while working closely with Marketing, Sales and Customer Service Departments to develop and implement the commercial plan with special attention to assure scientific accuracy. You will act as a driver of business value by being accountable for KOL management, medical education and evidence generation activities. The position is based in Solna, but as long as you are ready to travel to the office when needed we are flexible with your working location. This is a temporary position to cover for a parental leave until March 2022 and you probably see this as an extraordinary opportunity to gain valuable insight and experience. 

Your main responsibilities will be: 


Acting as Medical Specialist
•    Business unit expert in adult nutrition area – keeping up with trends, literature, local guidelines etc.
•    Strategic sparring partner commercial triangle 
•    Support in tenders (throughout tender cycle), drive market access and health economic work
•    Medical training at sales meetings & pitstops as well as knowledge support to fields sales force


Medical education
•    Lead & develop Nutricia Academia events as well as Lead or co-lead (with sales) HCP Network groups


KOL Engagement
•    Therapeutic Area focused Key Opinion Leader mapping, activation plan & execution


Evidence generation
•    Evaluate and support academic research initiatives
•    Drive Nutricia sponsored trials and clinical projects


•    Local support to Nordic Regulatory Manager

About You


In order to be successful in the role you have:


•    A Master Degree in a health related science, such as clinical nutrition, pharmacy or medicine
•    Experience of research, not necessarily a PhD but published paper(s) is a plus
•    Minimum 3 years in pharma or nutrition industry; sales, market access or medical roles
•    Good level of understanding of nutritional principles and their practical application
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swedish 
•    Medical affairs experience is a plus
•    Experience from clinical research roles is also considered a merit
•    Analytical, positive and driven mind-set  
•    Ability to take initiative and work independently 

About Us


Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We have more than 100 000 employees worldwide built on three business lines: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Specialized Nutrition and Waters, who all strive for our vision One Planet One Health.

Danone Nordics has 450 employees based in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. Danone’s brand portfolio includes many trusted brands such as Alpro, Activia, Lophlex, Nutridrink, Nutrison and Aqua d’Or.


Nutricia, our Specialized Nutrition division in the Nordics, has products designed primarily to treat disease-related malnutrition by satisfying special food needs. We work to serve the consumers and patients who depend on us through close partnership with the medical community and healthcare professionals.




A career in a purpose driven and fast-moving international company. We have a performance culture but how we reach our goals is equally important as the end results. In line with our values we foster a friendly, motivating and supportive culture where everyone is a leader, no matter what your position is within our organization. We encourage an entrepreneurial mind-set by giving our employees the opportunity to drive growth of strong brands, contribute to a healthier world as well as develop professionally and personally.




Visit https://jobs.danone.com/ and search for “Sweden” and send in your application as soon as possible, but no later than 19th of December. The recruitment process is ongoing and we will review applications and conduct interviews continuously. Observe that the position may be filled before last application date.


We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants. Welcome with your application, we look forward to connect with you!


Nutricia Nordica AB with its registered office in Stockholm (Gårdsvägen 14, 16970, Solna) is the controller of personal data disclosed in the profile and in documents submitted during the recruitment process.



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