Project Development Manager - Research & Development

WR Group Limited
Crediton, Devon
£37,000 to £45,000 DOE Plus Benefits
13 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Development Manager - Research & Development
Crediton, Devon
Salary range £37,000 to £45,000 DOE Plus Benefits including Bonus, Private Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 27 Days' Holiday
If you have a great management style, strong project management skills and a solid grounding in engineering or science, this is an exceptional opportunity to develop and enhance the processes of an established, successful business.
Born from humble beginnings in 1817, our client provides a wide range of healthcare products to keep families at their best. They're now looking for a Project Development Manager R&D to join their passionate team.
Within a collaborative and forward-thinking environment, you will have the chance to make a positive, genuine impact on our client's operations and help to elevate them to new heights of success.
As the Project Development Manager R&D, you will oversee our client's product and process development activities. Specifically, you will project manage all R&D activities related to business change initiatives, from initiation through to implementation and launch.
Working with functions across the business, you'll manage the R&D team's project workload and priorities, including innovation and packaging changes, ensuring that they are completed within time, cost and quality parameters.
You'll form cross-functional teams to deliver project briefs and facilitate the definition of project scopes, goals, tasks and resource requirements.
Additionally, you'll strive to minimise waste and unwanted complexity to the business system and promote best practice.
Your other duties will involve:
- Promoting a strong work ethic within your team
- Delivering projects in-line with internal processes
- Ensuring that risk assessment and contingency planning takes place
- Maintaining project documentation and reporting
- Ensuring full visibility of the R&D teams resource plan
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you'll need:
- Proven line management experience
- Project management experience
- A degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or scientific discipline
Strategic and commercially astute, as the Project Development Manager R&D, you'll be able to lead and engage with employees at all levels. You'll also be an adept problem-solver with excellent communication and presentation skills.
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