Team Lead Nutrient Profiling Strategy

20.01.2020Executive po­si­tion100%

Team Lead Nutrient Profiling Strategy

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people. It consists of five major research institutes: Health Sciences, Material Sciences, Food Safety, Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Nestlé Research uniquely combines fundamental science at the highest level, analytical platforms and strong prototyping capabilities to accelerate the translation of science into innovation. Nestlé Research published around 1,000 scientific publications in peer review journals over the last five years, and files about 80 patents every year. Nestlé Research collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Learn more about Nestlé Research at

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Permanent contract, 100%
Team Lead Nutrient Profiling Strategy
5 years experience as nutritionist

Position Summary

In this role, you will lead a small team that is responsible for the Nutrient Profiling Strategy at Nestlé Research. With the team, you will drive the evolution and maintenance of the Nestlé Nutritional Profiling System (NNPS) and its related tools to continuously improve Nestlé's product portfolio. You will work closely with business, markets and R&D partners.

A day in the life of the Team Lead for the Nutrient Profiling Strategy Team

o Lead the evolution of the NNPS strategy to increase the nutritional competitive advantage of our products
o Collaborate closely with different internal and external stakeholders, to ensure Nestlé isequipped and enabled to apply the nutrient profiling approach for reformulation of products and Front of Pack Labeling Systems
o Ensure that the related IT tools and solutions are developed and maintained
o Ensure consistent implementation across categories through internal Standards
o Contribute to the scientific recognition of the Nestlé Nutrient Profiling System with external audiences

What will make you successful

o M.Sc. or equivalent in Nutrition, Public Health or Food Science and Nutrition ideally combined with a Business and/or Communication background
o Experience in Nutrient Profiling
o Experience in building nutritional strategies and translation into Innovation and Renovation pipelines
o Strong communication and stakeholder management skills and ability to translate nutrient profiling into business needs
o Strong team player and self-motivation with flexibility to adapt to a changeable environment
o Fluent in English- oral and written. Other languages are an asset.

The Nestlé Group is the world's largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss 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 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

Avenue Nestlé 55 1800 Vevey



Executive po­si­tion, 100%
Avenue Nestlé 55 1800 Vevey


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