R&D Operations Senior Associate Health Surface Care (Replacement contract)
A fantastic opportunity is available for an R&D Operations Senior Associate, Health Surface Care to join our Research and Development Operations team .
The R&D Senior Associate will work with technical product development on key projects for the Health Surface Care Category R&D.
Main responsibilities :
Lead a team to deliver on agreed R&D Operations projects and provide team leadership Health Surface Category.
Work cross-functionally and be R&D lead on project teams to achieve key milestones and objectives.
Develop technical product strategies to support product development and short-term and long-term innovation and driving team strategy and prioritization of team activities in alignment with business partners and targets
Foster personal development growth with continuous coaching and feedback on career development as per the R&D Guiding Principles and Corporate Compass
Interface with key partners and stakeholders (Supply, regulatory, legal and marketing) on a daily basis to achieve defined goals and objectives
Local Personal and Functional Budget Management and Indirect Management of customer funded project spend.
Is this You?
MS degree in a related science and 5 years’ experience or PhD and 2 years’ experience
Experience and / or proven track record of successful delivery of technical projects in a FMCG company
Strong understanding of the product development process from concept ideation to launch with an ability to anticipate, plan and realize significant projects involving multiple technical and scientific hurdles
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, networking and communication skills with a proven people management and people development skills
Strong interpersonal skills to nurture teamwork and foster an environment of achievement
Results-oriented and self-motivating, with strong intellectual curiosity with an ability to display a degree of flexibility and adapt effectively to change.
What we offer :
Opportunity to work in a very demanding, dynamic, truly international environment
Employment contract with additional benefit package (including medical care, multisport card)
Challenges from day one
Leading and participating in interesting projects
Work in very supportive team with a partnership spirit
Having a direct impact on the success of R&D Ops Dept.