Vitaflo Medical Affairs Dietitian – 12-month fixed-term contract

**Vitaflo International Ltd. Medical Affairs Dietitian – 12-month fixed-term contract**

We have an exciting opportunity not to be missed! Vitaflo (International) Ltd are currently looking to recruit a full time Medical Affairs Dietitian on a 12-month fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave at its head offices, just outside of Liverpool City Centre.

This role functions within the marketing team, you will report to the Medical Affairs-Marketing Manager and will be responsible for providing evidence-based advice and scientific input and expertise into the global marketing of the Vitaflo product portfolio and lead in education and training.

If you are passionate about nutrition and dietetics and would like to experience a role outside the clinical setting that encompasses scientific, informational, communications and interpersonal activities, this may be the ideal opportunity for you.

Key job responsibilities

  • Product understanding: Maintain a good working knowledge of Vitaflo’s overall product portfolio, whilst developing a deeper expertise in an assigned portfolio of products.
  • Education and training: Deliver up to date and evidence-based disorder and product training to both internal and international teams.
  • Internal and external nutritional/technical support: First port of call for all incoming nutrition related queries from customers, healthcare professionals, patients/carers and international colleagues.
  • Customer relationship management: Establish and develop professional relationships with healthcare professionals to understand their needs, including development of educational activities.
  • Commercial and clinical skills: Provide scientific input and expertise into the development and construction of marketing materials for both healthcare professionals and patients. Lead and innovate in recipe development.
  • Clinical knowledge: Keep up to date with evidence-based practice, particularly of business relevance and ensuring continuous professional development. Represent Vitaflo at international and national scientific meetings.

Key skills

  • Degree level qualification in Nutrition and Dietetics, experience in Inborn Errors of Metabolism is desirable
  • Experience in education/training with strong presentation delivery would be highly regarded
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of CPD activities
  • Commercial awareness
  • Proficient in IT inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Databases and dietary analysis software
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

What we offer

  • Excellent working conditions
  • Study support
  • 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%)
  • Private Healthcare (subject to qualifying period)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme (subject to qualifying period)
  • 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
  • Option to buy / sell annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • On-site parking

If you are interested in applying for this role and feel you have the skills and experience to join our team, please email a copy of your C.V, cover letter and current salary details / expectations to francesca.gordon@vitaflo.co.uk along with any questions you may have.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Carleen McCarney (Medical Affairs-Marketing Manager) on 07741 264229.

Closing date for applications is Friday 16th November 2018.

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 on 0151 709 9020 or via email at hr@vitaflo.co.uk.