R&D Drug Project Leader
Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
vor 2 Tg.


Be part of a journeythat changes the course of healthcare

Nestlé Health Science, Epalinges Undefinedperiod of time contract,

Act. rate 100%

Are you ready to join a transformational company inhealthcare? Nestlé Health Science is an innovative and fundamentally differenttype of company : a health science company engaged in advancing the role ofnutritional therapy to change the management of health for consumers, patientsand our partners in healthcare.

Nestlé Health Science is accelerating thedevelopment of its established portfolio of consumer and medical nutritionbrands and is investing in research and partnerships to build a pipeline oftruly novel therapeutic nutrition.

Our intent is to bring forward nutritional therapiesthat have proven clinical and health economic value and improve the quality ofpeople’s lives.

Nestlé Health Science plays a key role in the Nutrition, Health& Wellness ambition of our parent company Nestlé. We have privileged accessto Nestlé’s R&D network, including the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences,a biomedical research Institute established at the same time as Nestlé HealthScience, in January 2011.

With global headquarters in Epalinges, Switzerland,Nestlé Health Science already employs around 3,000 people. Our portfolio ofnutrition solutions, diagnostics, devices and drugs, targets health areasincluding inborn errors of metabolism, paediatric and acute care, obesity,healthy ageing, gastrointestinal and brain health.

Bold, collaborative and focused professionals passionate about helping build a transformational company fit well in ourorganisation.

As a R&DDrug Project Leader , you will manage multi-disciplinary R&D workstreams for internal innovative Rx drug developments including CMC (Chemistry / Manufacturing / Controls),pre-

clinical and clinical development. In addition, you will oversee the R&Dwork streams for external drug developments. You will serve as primary contactand escalation point for the project / program.

Key responsibilities

Develop drug development projectplan (incl. budget) in close cooperation with Scientific Medical Organization(SMO) Leadership team

Lead planning, prioritizationand tactical steps in daily operations required to accomplish project goals

Identify and communicateresource and capability needs (internal and external) to ascertain projectgoals

Implement and lead mosteffective project management practices across project teams. Use state-of-the art project management anddocumentation tools

  • Ascertain executional excellenceof the project complying with internal and external quality standards (GMP,GLP, and GCP;
  • state-of-the-art data management)

    Leverage external opportunitiesin terms of outsourcing R&D work and cooperations

    Effective communication andpresentation of project status, issues, and risks to Executive Teams

    Assume the role of AllianceManager with external partners on behalf of NHSc

    Required Profile

    At minimum 8-10 years Rx drug developmentexperience in the following areas :


    Preclinicaland clinical development strategies

    IPprotection strategies

    R&Dbudget for project / portfolio management.

    Previousexperience biological drugs development is a strong asset.

    Familiar with FDA, EU, andinternational drug development regulations.

    Consolidated project managerskills :

    Cross-functionalproject team coordination

    Strongproject management skills (stage-gate project management / E2E)

    Trackingand communication of key project milestones, risks, and issues (escalation ofissues if needed)

    Interactionswith external experts


    Show usthat you are strong team player and drive for results. If you have excellentcommunication skills and are curious and courageous, please apply in English on.

    For more information, visit .

    TheNestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billionSwiss Francs in sales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world,has 413 factories and its 308,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purposeof enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

    Nestléoffers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their petsthroughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons likeNescafé or Nespresso to local favourites.

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

    Learn more about our Groupand reasons to join us on .


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