Market Nutritionist at Nestlé

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Job Description - Market Nutritionist (190003TL)
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Market Nutritionist(

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Reference Number: 190003TL

Market Nutritionist ESAR
Nestlé is the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. We are looking to add great new talent to our dynamic Nutrition Health & Wellness Project Management Team. This role will allow the successful candidate to translate and deploy nutrition science expertise and knowledge to guide product innovation and renovation as well as relevant consumer and external stakeholder communication.
The successful candidate will also apply findings of research, dietary guidelines, relevant population trends, nutritional needs and wants into innovations and renovations of nutrition products & digital initiatives. Whilst also driving continuous improvement of Nestlé products by applying product nutrient profiles and quality criteria in context of population diet, guide products nutrition and health benefits, credible brand communications and stories.Transfer knowledge among peers and business stakeholders. Protect Nestlé’s Nutrition Health & Wellness reputation, inspire and enable Nestlé’s Purpose.

  • Nutrition, Health & Wellness Business co-pilot that is able to guide product category/categories, innovation & renovation and brand nutrition communication by assisting in the translation of nutrition science and target population nutritional needs.
  • Identify nutrition gaps & opportunities for portfolio evolution & growth.
  • Support and contribute to nutrition dimension in the new market driven product and development at early stage with continuous inputs along the end –to-end process.
  • Contributes to the definition of the desired nutritional profile for target population.
  • Support the business in the responsibility for market products/portfolio Nutrition Health & Wellness key deliverables.
  • Support and assist in the guidance of product communication with regards to Nutrition Health & Wellness messaging and claims on the label and beyond.
  • Assists in the substantiation behind nutrition or health claims development.
  • External stakeholder engagement.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the food industry and/or public health nutrition organization.
  • University Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or life science field with nutrition specialization or University Degree in Food Science and Technology and specialization in nutrition. Recommended M.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics credential (e.g., Registered Dietitian or equivalent)
  • Has worked in a matrix-like structure.
  • Has demonstrated courage and ability to solve problems.
  • Has proven communication skills.
  • Must be passionate about the nutrition, and has the capability to see the complete picture.
  • Self-starter with high integrity.

Key Personal Attributes

  • Ingenious - An innovative yet objective thinker.
  • Explorer - Demonstrates a ‘can do’ / entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Shrewd - Ability to deliver projects in full, on time and to the highest quality.
  • Fighter – Driven to get the best result and win. Challenges themselves and others.
  • Numerate with good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under time pressure / stressful conditions.
  • Influence/Negotiation Skills.
  • Curiosity and dedication to nutrition and health
  • Team player able to work in cross functional setting
  • Computer Literacy (SAP, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Please note that the Company will NOT pay relocation fees for this position.
Preference will be given to candidates from the designated group and people with disabilities. If you are interested please apply via our careers site ( and attach updated copy of your CV, latest payslip, copy of your qualifications and copy of your ID.
Contact:Wandile Brown for further assistance on 011-514-6000
Closing Date:26 July 2019

Primary Location

:South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg





Job Posting

:Jul 16, 2019, 11:08:38 AM


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