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Medical Affairs Assistant - 12 month student placement

  • Internship
  • Trowbridge (Wiltshire)

Job description



Nutricia AMN is the market-leading provider of medical nutrition products and services for patients whose health benefits from foods developed for special medical purposes. Whether managing a long-term condition or recovering from an illness, dietary intervention can play an important role in delivering improved health outcomes. Nutricia AMN’s products & services are specially designed for this purpose, making a difference to the lives of people who need them both in hospital and in their own homes through the Nutricia Homeward service in the UK.

Our Medical Affairs team have a fantastic 12 month student placement opportunity to support the medical activities for the Adult Medical Services team in line with the category vision.

Key Responsibilities

·  To help deliver the medical affairs service to internal and external customers including, focusing on adult disease related malnutrition. Key job roles include:
·  Create and update key commercial documents to support the business e.g. competitor product comparisons, product compendiums, internal product Q&A documents, competitor Q&A documents and objection handlers
·  Assist with literature searches and enquiry required to launch successful marketing and sales campaigns
·  Work closely with the Resource Centre to provide first line escalation for external or internal queries and support efficient ways of working with this team
·  Manage longterm projects e.g. ongoing maintenance and development of the medical nutrition product database
·  Maintain an up to date awareness and knowledge of the wider medical nutrition environment including new product launches, research publications and events and create a monthly/bimonthly update report for internal dissemination
·  Review and approval of marketing/sales materials
·  Attendance and valuable contribution to category team meetings

Main Challenges

·  To develop own knowledge and understanding of disease related malnutrition and the use of medical nutrition in specific patient groups (training provided, on the job learning and self-directed study required)
·  Develop expertise in Nutricia products (oral nutritional supplements and tube feeds) and balance the clinical and commercial needs of the category
·  To manage the requirements, priorities and deadlines of the role whilst collaboration with colleagues from different functions e.g. medical affairs, marketing, sales
·  To manage priorities of day to day role

Skills & Experience Required

·  Good knowledge of human nutrition & interest in medical nutrition & malnutrition
·  Attention to detail
·  Initiative and self-motivation
·  Good written & verbal communication skills
·  Commercially aware
·  Positive attitude & adaptive under pressure
·  Ability to learn quickly & learn from experiences & feedback
·  Abiliy to consider different options and problem solve
·  Recognise limitations of knowledge/role & seek guidance when required

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