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Can you leadinspire and motivate a team to deliver breakthrough, exciting innovation?

Do you have an impressive track record of working at senior level in R&D within the Personal Care, Beauty or Hygiene sectors?

This is your opportunity to make a difference for a major global business across a portfolio of Beauty and Personal Care brands. As Group R&D Director you will set the agenda for the technical elements of innovation and play a strong role in championing sustainability.

You will spearhead the R&D organisation across all territories, allowing this company to pursue leading market standards in innovation and consumer safety. You will drive the NPD agenda, ensuring that the most future-focusedcompetitor-beating products are safely delivered to market.

The successful candidate will bring a start-up mindset to this well-established, global company. There is significant scope to reform and pioneer new ways of fostering a healthy R&D environment. You will use your consumer focus to shape policy in areas like claims support and quality assurance and set the practices that will ensure compliance.

You must be independent, creative, and have an ambitious mindset as you lead strategically and decisively. Strong communication skills are essential, as are outstanding stakeholder management skills.

To be successful in this role you will have exemplary, senior level experience in product development and regulatory affairs, and a strong foundation of technical knowledge and extensive FMCG experience.

If you are a born leader and ready for a challenge, apply today!

To apply for this job email your details to ae@arthuredward.com.