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As the Nutrition, Health, and Wellness (NHW) Manager you'll function as the subject matter expert to internal teams to create competitive advantages in the marketplace through consumer-valued nutrition, health, and wellness. This role works in support of Nestlé’s guiding purpose to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future. The scope of NHW leads through expertise in scientifically validated nutrition, consumer-perceived health, and always prioritizing taste, to ensure overall wellness. As part of the Nestle Center for Marketing Excellence (CME), the NHW Manager will influence and partner with Brand Marketing teams, Product Developers, Digital Center of Excellence, Corporate Communications, Consumer Insights Regulatory, Legal and NHW team members through key projects that support Strategy, Innovation and Renovation, and Communications to Win with Consumers.
-Support our Beverage Division, Nestlé Coffee Partners, and Global Foods teams to develop and lead the execution of a Category NHW Strategy to drive business growth and enhance brand reputation.
-Use business understanding and nutrition knowledge to identify gaps and strategic opportunities based on competitive landscape, consumer trends, scientific advancements, category dynamics, regulatory environment, global and Zone NHW priorities and Nestlé Global commitments.
-Work with business leadership team to identify NHW priorities to develop category and brand drivers and key activities to be included in key business plans that drive consumer-driven growth.
-Collaborate closely with senior leadership to gain alignment on NHW areas of alignment and deviation to enable Nestlé USA growth agenda.
-Inspire and shape the innovation and renovation of consumer-valued healthier offerings.
-Provide NHW insights based on consumer and retailer trends, competitive landscape assessments, and nutrition & scientific reviews to identify business opportunities that encourage portfolio evolution and growth.
-Ensure priorities are seamlessly integrated into business planning.
-Uncover ways to delight consumers in ways that they may not have imagined – and doing so in a nutritionally responsible manner, as valued by consumers, that leads with taste.
-Assist in creating meaningful, compelling product positioning and NHW communications to drive meaningful consumer experiences.
-Build deep subject matter expertise on one to two key areas of growth for your category that will drive growth across Nestlé USA divisions such as functional benefits from food.
-Guide the development of engaging NHW communication through all consumer touchpoints to drive competitive advantage and build trust.
-Serve as expert and credible voice on the evolution of NHW communications strategies, in-market activations and Retailer sales materials, especially on niche influencer opportunities.
-Drive meaningful external NHW content through social media and engage with key opinion leaders in policy or science around the NHW dimension
-Partner with Corporate Affairs and Corporate Communication on key ways to progress Nestlé towards the Global commitments related to "Enabling healthier and happier lives" and NHW achievements. Build employees capabilities when it comes to Nutrition, Health and Wellness via communication, tools or training sessions.
- Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
- 3-5+ years of experience in business or nutrition capacity
- Prior experience in food industry, CPG highly preferred
- Ability to travel 20%
- Ability to navigate complex business environment with strong skills in stakeholder management and ability to tie nutritional aspects back to business results and performance
- Proactive and clear communication skills
- Strong orientation for results, strategic and critical thinking
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
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