Behavioral Science Group Leader
vor 31 Tg.


I want the chance to stand out while being part of something outstanding Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland Undefined period of time contract, act rate 100% The Nestlé Research Center (NRC) located near Lausanne, Switzerland is one of the leading research laboratories in food and nutritional sciences.

With over 500 colleagues from over 40 nationalities, NRC has a strong position in the international scientific community supported further by more than 200 external scientific partnerships, multiple University collaborations and more than 100 scientific publications each year.

Nestlé Research Center conducts up to 60 clinical trials in the areas of healthy nutrition, medical nutrition, metabolic disease, gastro-

intestinal health amongst others. (Learn more about the NRC at ).Combining innovative drive and strong scientific integrity in Nutrition, Health, Food Science, Consumer Interaction and Food Safety, NRC opens the way to develop Good Food for Good Life.

To complete our Consumer Science and Applied Nutrition department, we are looking for a . Demonstrating leadership and excellent networking skills , you will be leading an Expert Group in Behavioral Science and will be playing key and pioneering role in a global RD expert network in this area.

You will lead the NRC "Behavioral Science" group through developing scientific strategy, proposing and executing projects with internal and external partners.

In addition, you will be managing group resources, developing talents in the team and representing the team with respect to internal and external stakeholders.

Translating scientific findings into business applications (products and services) delivering against Nestlé’s NHW ambition will be one of your key responsibilities as well. Key responsibilities

  • Manage the scientific strategy of the team
  • Lead and develop a team in the area of Behavioral Science, Consumer & Sensory Science, junior to senior level
  • Manage group resources for on-time and in-quality delivery of research projects
  • Translate science into business applications in collaboration with corporate entities across organizational boundaries
  • Build and foster partnerships with external research organizations
  • Active contribution to internal and external expert networks
  • Education and experience

  • PhD in the field of Behavioral Science, you are recognized as an expert notably in Behavior Change, Cognitive Behavioral Psychology and / or Behavioral Economics
  • Minimum 5-10 years of professional experience in the field of eating behaviors change or health behavior change in academic positions or in the industry
  • Experience in leading teams, developing people and managing complex projects
  • Proven record of applying academic research to the design of products, services, policies, communications
  • Experience in building & managing relationship with key internal & external stakeholders at senior and executive level
  • Experience collaborating internationally
  • Experience in the food industry is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, additional languages are a plus
  • Show us that you demonstrate an excellent scientific insight, combined with capacity to motivate and enable results through people.

    Your ability to attract, retain and develop talent for the Expert Team is key element. If you are interested in joining an international scientific environment and if you want to make a difference to our performance, please apply in English on. .

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