E-Health Incubator Digital Lead

New York, United States
Mar 02, 2017
May 23, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is a company on a mission to advance the role of nutrition and shape the way consumers, patients and healthcare professionals approach health management. With an aging population and increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, needs are fast growing for safe, effective and cost-effective solutions. NHSc aims to be recognized as the world´s leading nutritional therapy company, bringing forward breakthrough innovations and transforming the healthcare paradigm.

We are looking for a Digital Lead for our E-Health Innovation Incubator, based in NYC/NJ. In this position you will be responsible for leading the design, validation and implementation of digital health technologies for NHSc globally. This position is a critical member of the E-Health Innovation Incubator team, whose main goal is to develop and pilot new projects focusing on digital-enabled services, novel devices/diagnostics, data management and analytics, and business model innovation

Key responsibilities of the role:
• Support the development and execution of digital health strategies and business plans for NHSc
• Assess and monitor digital health innovation trends and evolution of emerging technologies (e.g., sensors, apps, data analytics, services)
• Engage with cross-functional teams, customers and stakeholders to establish solution profiles, new business concepts and prototypes, and technology requirements
• Identify, evaluate, and establish external partnerships in digital health to complement internal development
• Collaborate closely with internal and external partners to pilot new concepts and ensure appropriate technology support for successful execution
• Capture, collect, store, and analyze digital outcomes; make recommendations for enhancements
• Serve as technology and data expert for digital health products, services and capabilities at NHSc

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Experience creating, executing and managing digital health products and services
• Experience with digital data management and analytics tools
• Understanding of and experience with design thinking and agile development processes
• Understanding of how to bring digital products to market in a regulated environment
• Experience in Artificial intelligence and deep learning is a plus
• Strong ties to the e-Health innovation ecosystem

Preferred skills:
• Inquisitive, self-starter with high energy, autonomy and sense of urgency
• Tenacity, passion and ability to take the lead in identifying and pursuing new business opportunities
• Effectively collaborate with and lead cross-functional team members in developing and executing the new product/service pipeline
• Strong project management skills with flexibility and focus
• Ability to operate effectively within an entrepreneurial and science-driven company environment
• Matrix and network management experience, with excellent communication and influencing skills

Nestlé Health Science, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nestlé Group, was created in 2011 to be a leader in nutrition therapy and health management. We have over 3,000 employees around the world with a broad mix of capabilities - from bio-medical engineers to regulatory specialists, medical delegates (sales force) and health economic experts that reflect our dynamism and intent to create.