Nestlé Skin Health is a global leader in improving the quality of life by delivering innovative medical solutions for the health of skin, hair and nails throughout people's lives.
Nestle Skin Health aims to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and consumers through constant innovation in technology and products to protect and improve the health of the skin and treat skin diseases.
Nestlé Skin Health is a subsidiary of Nestlé.
For our Strategic Innovation Group Rx based in the Lausanne region of Switzerland, we are currently looking for :
H / F)
In an innovative and dynamic environment, you will be attached to the Director of Research and will be :
Responsible for the strategy, conduct and interpretation of the global pharmacokinetic activities required for the optimization, selection and early clinical development of future systemic (oral, biological) and topical SIG Rx drug candidates.
Activities and responsibilities :
Contributes to define the future strategic axes of SIG Rx Research.
Participates in the implementation of the Research Strategy in line with the overall strategy of the SIG Rx and implements the corresponding technological solutions.
Proposes the strategy in DMPK in line with the global strategy of the SIG Rx and implements the corresponding technological solutions.
Contributes to the evaluation and prioritization of projects in the SIG Rx Research portfolio.
Defines the needs, selects and maintains a pool of CRO partners to conduct the DMPK activities needed to implement the SIG strategy.
Organizes and leads interaction with CRO partners for all DMPK activities required for research and early clinical evaluation activities of oral, organic, and topical projects.
Organizes and directs the DMPK activities needed to support preclinical safety studies and support the early clinical evaluation of oral, organic systemic projects and topical projects.
Organizes and directs the DMPK collaborations and in particular the modelling of the human pharmacokinetics necessary for an initial assessment in humans.
Contributes to TI / TV activities to maintain an innovative and competitive research project portfolio for SIG Rx.
Ensures the identification, selection and management of strategic collaborations of the Research Department of SIG Rx.
Provides scouting, evaluation, and recommends opportunities for licensing and / or internalization of molecules and / or projects in the different phases of Research and Development.
Contributes to the management of the global research budget of SIG Rx.
Contributes to maximizing the value proposition of Research and Development projects.
Contributes to the visibility of Nestlé Skin Health Research at international level (conferences, collaborations, KOL etc. ...).
Expected qualifications :
PhD in Pharmacokinetics or in a specialty of the field (metabolism, modelling, carriers etc. ...).
Post-doctorate in an academic or industrial environment - preferably abroad.
Academic training or acquired through the experience of biology including the biology of the skin.
Training acquired through the experience of topical, oral and injectable pharmacokinetics in drug design projects.
Academic or experiential training in the drug discovery and development process.
Academic or experiential training in multidisciplinary team management.
You have minimum 15 years of expertise in academic or industrial research in the field of in vitro and in vivo pharmacology associated with human health.
You have demonstrated a successful experience conducting collaborative research programs with external partners.
You have good knowledge of skin biology and dermatological pathologies as well as an excellent knowledge of development processes in the Pharmaceutical industry in general and early clinical development in particular.
Excellent teaching and presentation skills are expected, as well as an excellent leadership capacity with a multicultural and multidisciplinary team.
You have gained international recognition for your work (conferences, publications, patents).
You speak and write English fluently.
Location : Lausanne Region, Switzerland.