Department Manager Data Science and Issue Management
Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
vor 8 Tg.

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Job Description - (180001EM)

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Department Manager Data Science and Issue Management(

Job Number : 180001EM)


Department Manager Data Science and Issue Management I want to work with like-minded people and still feel I’m one of a kind Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland Undefined period of time contract, act.

rate 100% Over the last 5 years, the 600-staff NRC has published around 1000 scientific publications in peer review journals and files about 80 patents every year.

The NRC also has around 100 research collaborations with universities or research institutes around the world. The NRC is organized with three large research institutes for Nutritional Science, Materials Science and Food Safety & Analytical Science.

Research Units focusing on Clinical Development, and PetCare, complement these major Institutes. The NRC plays an important role in providing the science behind healthier products (learn more about the NRC at www. Lausanne is home to the two strongholds of Nestlé’s fundamental research : the Nestlé Research Center (NRC) and the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) that investigate the complex interactions between nutrition, health and wellness.

Demonstrating excellent communication skills and leadership, you will be responsible to propose the overall research strategy and to ensure appropriate competence and resource allocation to support R&D, Organization, Businesses and Operations in key areas such as early issue management, laboratory management and data science. Key responsibilities

  • Drive big data initiatives of the Institute, ensuring availability of appropriate tools to support key projects and help devise new digital surveillance approaches at Operational level
  • Coach and develop scientists to cope with current and future needs of the company
  • Build a strong external alliance and ensure internal aligned strategy (digital, bioinformatics) with the key functions
  • Develop / build a research strategy to address future challenges in data sciences, aligned to the Institutes research priorities
  • Attract talents, lead and develop staff to ensure availability and capacity in bioinformatics / statistics, laboratory performance and early issue identification & management
  • Required Profile

  • Preferably PhD in Mathematics / Statistics, or related field
  • Strong expertise in big data , Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence applied to life sciences
  • Externally recognized expertise and credibility in the field of bioinformatics and data sciences
  • Experience and high-level competence in data science / software tools and approaches
  • Experience in elaborating and implementing research strategy / program
  • At least 5 years’ experience in leading and managing expert groups
  • Experience in coaching and developing people
  • Fluent in English
  • Show us that you have strong enthusiasm for research in bioinformatics and strong interest and commitment for consumer safety.

    Your capacity to work in a fast pace and constantly changing environment, combined with capacity to enable results through others will be key element.

    Your courage to speak out, defend opinions and influence with integrity is what will set you apart among the other candidates.

    If your profile corresponds to the description and if you wish to make a difference to our performance, please apply in English at .

    The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89,5 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2016. It is present in 191 countries around the world, has 418 factories and its 328,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

    Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites.

    Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.

    Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on .

    Job Posting

    Feb 23, 2018, 7 : 37 : 44 AM

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