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Sr. R&D Operations Manager Health IFCN Americas

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The role of the Senior R&D Operations Manager to maintain a complex portfolio of infant and child nutrition products on a global scale. Following key departmental objectives of safety, quality, service and margin the role is responsible for managing multiple teams (sometimes remote) to deliver a varied set of projects and activities aligned with the relevant business, regulatory and supply strategies.

  • Lead and manage one or more R&D teams, sometimes remotely. Accountable for providing R&D leadership to the infant and child nutrition portfolio to protect the existing business through the delivery of compliance programs and supply service maintenance as well as implementation of cost saving initiatives to increase the profitability.
  • Build key business relationships with senior stakeholders in the SQRC, supply, procurement and commercial teams and wider R&D matrix including Regulatory, R&D Category, Nutritional Science
  • Contribute to the development of a compelling strategy for the R&D Operations organization that is in full support of the overall brand and business objectives.
  • Strong partner with other parts of R&D Operations and rest of R&D to drive process improvements, best practise sharing and talent development


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Want to find new ways to develop? As a Senior R&D Operations Manager Health IFCN at RB, you’ll have the freedom to take a leading brand to the next level. 

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


Focusing on one of our categories – Health, Home or Hygiene – you’ll lead a global research & development team with responsibility for growing our existing portfolio of leading brands. You’ll:
•    Enhance existing products and develop new technologies
•    Build, develop and inspire a high-performing team with a results-orientated culture
•    Work with other teams (such as marketing or manufacturing) to progress product development
•    Identify and recommend strategic opportunities. 

You’ll succeed because… 
…you’ve led product development projects before, so you know the process. You’re:
•    Intellectually curious with a global mindset, an appetite for exploring new ideas and an openness to change
•    A team builder. Able to motivate and develop a remote team where initiative, collaboration and respect are key
•    Results-orientated. You find creative solutions and deliver high quality results, even when faced with complex problems.

You’ll love it because… 
…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. The products you get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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