Clinical Science Dietitian

Full Time Permanent

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We are currently looking for a Clinical Science Dietitian – R&D technical expertise to work at our head office just outside of Liverpool City Centre on a full time, permanent basis. In return you will receive a highly competitive salary.

Vitaflo (International) Ltd has been at the forefront of developing innovative specialised clinical nutrition products for metabolic disorders, ketogenic diets, renal disease and disease related malnutrition for over 20 years. We work in partnership with health care professionals, patients and their families, in order to create products that combine the best of cutting edge research with the lifestyle demands of modern living, ensuring the most acceptable products are available.

About our Clinical Science Dietitian role

In your position as Clinical Science Dietitian, you will apply both practical experience and theoretical knowledge of clinical nutrition and dietetics to agreed projects, research programs and resources.  

Benefits of becoming our Clinical Science Dietitian

Competitive salary

Excellent working conditions

Study support

Employee recognition scheme

Volunteering opportunities

Employee Assistance Programme

Discretionary bonus scheme (subject to qualifying period)

Gym membership (subject to qualifying period)

Employer pension contribution (3% rising to 5% subject to qualifying period then matched up to a maximum of 10%). Employee minimum contributions apply 

Private healthcare (subject to qualifying period)

Cycle to work scheme (subject to qualifying period)

25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown

Option to buy / sell annual leave

Life assurance

Free on-site parking 

The Clinical Science Dietitian core responsibilities will consist of the following:

Utilising your nutritional and clinical knowledge, scientific research, and published data to develop new research, new product propositions, resources, or educational programmes

Being accountable for planning, constructing, and delivering global communication, educational resources, and training

Being responsible for the application of existing and evolving dietetic and nutritional expertise and knowledge to the global business

Establishing and building relationships with key opinion leaders, relevant healthcare professionals and lay organisations

Representing the clinical team on designated R&D innovation and renovation projects to ensure all specific tasks are carried out

Being responsible for designing clinical studies and acceptability trials to support international regulatory submissions and the product portfolio

Working cross-functionally across the global business with colleagues in other teams within both Vitaflo and with relevant Nestle Health Science teams

Keeping up to date with current clinical practice, maintaining a knowledge base within an agreed disease area

Engaging in effective decision making, project and strategic planning and their implementation

Providing input to the development of specific tools to aid new ways of working and standard operating procedures

Who are we looking for?

To succeed as a Clinical Science Dietitian, it is essential that you possess the following qualities:

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Nutrition and Dietetics is essential, ideally to a higher-level degree in clinical nutrition or research

Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) registered or equivalent international registration is essential

Extensive industry experience within a global R&D team at a senior level

A high level of understanding and experience of R&D innovation with specialised FSMP products for inborn errors of metabolism and the ketogenic diet

Experienced in international clinical trial set up and execution

Proficient in designing clinical studies, writing protocols, product information brochures and case report form design

Skilled in scientific and medical writing proficient for a wide range of core documentation

A proven track record in effective relationship management with internal and external business partners.

The ability to use initiative, be creative and innovative

To be able to support others to manage situations or issues with cross-functional teams

Closing date: Wednesday 5th January 2022

So if you feel you have the skills and experience to join our team as our new Clinical Science Dietitian, then why not click ‘’apply’’ today! We’d love to hear from you!

Vitaflo (International) Ltd is committed to equal opportunities. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process, we accept job applications in a variety of formats and should you need any documents in a different format or require any further support or assistance, please contact the HR Department

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