Scientific Communication Manager



Port Arthurlaan 173 Gent Belgium

Function type

Scientific Communication Manager


Company profile

Established in 1891 by Edouard Rousselot, the company expanded across France and abroad through targeted acquisitions of local gelatin plants, in 2014 Rousselot became part of Darling Ingredient, a US-based business with its own impressive legacy and a global leader in sustainable natural ingredients created from edible and inedible bio-nutrient residuals. Darling ingredients is the only publicly-traded company in its industry.

Rousselot’s history reveals a company with unrivaled specialist knowledge, a dedication to close customer collaboration and a commitment to providing world-class products through state-of-the-art operations. It reflects our evolution from a family-run business to the global market leader we are today.

The collagen products are developed, researched and marketed as Functional Ingredients, in Biomedical and Health & Nutrition segments.

Job description/tasks

Within this role the successful candidate will strengthen the output of ongoing R&D activities being responsible for the analysis, coordination and translation of results into communication to diverse scientific and non-scientific target audiences.

The candidate should easily connect to stakeholders of different background. Strong social, organizational skills and independency are essential. The candidate should be highly flexible with a dynamic, proactive and self-motivating mindset as he/she will be working in an international, non-routine driven R&D environment.

Candidate profile

• PhD or Master in Biology, Health/Nutrition/Pharmaceutical science, Bioengineering or similar.
• At least 4 post-doc (or equivalent) years of relevant experience in research, or experience in the life science industry, scientific communication or similar.
• Proven track record in scientific communication, written and oral.
• Excellent English speaker, good knowledge of one other language is an asset.
• (big) Data management and handling skills including statistics.
• Background in nutrition and knowledge of protein biology is a plus.
• Knowledge of a graphical program (such as Photoshop) is a plus.
• Experience in scientific writing in a commercial context is a plus.

Terms of employment

Rousselot offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and are driven by innovation and the desire to communicate, we encourage you to apply now


Nele Geusens, PhD, Jr. Recruitment Consultant
T: +32 497 57 08 94

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