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R&D Senior Associate

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R&D Operations Senior Associate 
Hygiene Surface Care (Replacement contract)


Main responsibilities: 

•    Lead a team to deliver on agreed R&D Local brand pipeline 
•    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 
•    Proven Project Management skills
•    Strong formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions 
•    Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills to nurture teamwork and foster an environment of achievement 
•    Results-oriented and self-motivating, with strong intellectual curiosity
•    Excellent networking and communication skills
•    Proven people management and people development skills 
•    Proficient with common software, including MSOffice 
•    Experience of working on hard surface/lavatory cleaning products and/or extrusion process scale up is desirable 
•    Very good command of English


What we offer: 

•    Opportunity to work in a very demanding, dynamic, truly international environment 
•    Replacement 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. 

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