Director of Research & Development
Marketing, PR & Advertising - FMCG / Consumer Goods

Job Title: 
Director of Research & Development
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
Marketing, PR & Advertising
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Base Salary: 
Ref: RDA/896/50
About this position: 

Our client is a globally renowned personal care, fragrance and cosmetics brand. Due to a global growth programme they require and experienced R&D Director to lead a large multifunctional and global team.

The Role: 
  • Overall responsibility for all global R&D activities, multifunctional role that involves significant interaction with customers, third parties, commercial and operational peers across various business units/ regions and manufacturing facilities.


  • Partners with Group and regional Marketing/ innovation leads to maximise return on all investments.


  • Responsible for global R&D team leadership and development covering objective setting, KPIs, performance management, training and development including functional skills development.


The Person: 
  • Master’s degree+ in a relevant technical discipline with at least 10 years industry/ sector experience.


  • Experience leading a large multifunctional team in office, laboratory and production environments.


  • Innovative and creative with a good blend of technical and commercial skills.


  • Will have the ability to build excellent relationships both internally and externally.