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Job Title

R D Manager


FRS Recruitment




Do you have 12 years multinational experience multinational environment, experience with a proven track record in leading technology programs and product development/ engineering teams? Would you enjoy the challenge of leading a team of highly talented design engineers in a brand new state of the art R D Centre of excellence working on a range of cutting edge projects and products that both enhance and save lives? Are you a Strategic Thinker who wants to contribute to the continued successes and massive year on year growth of one of the world's leading healthcare organisations? If so this may be the job that you have been waiting for! THE COMPANY/OPPORTUNITY. Our client one of the world's leading medical technology companies have a strategically vital Senior R & D Manager role that they are looking to fill asap. Guided by their values of delivering to their customers and clients, doing what's right, growing talent and delivering on what they promise a job here is truly an opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. As Senior R & D Manager you will get the opportunity to work in a cutting edge world class manufacturing environment where the demands are great but where there is huge opportunity to progress your career and advance your technical expertise with a company that put a premium on talent development and employee engagement. There is also an excellent salary & benefits package available commensurate with a role at this level. THE ROLE: Some of the key elements of this exciting new job include: Being responsible for a portfolio of R&D projects (product lines, technology lines, market segments) and operating as the main interface to divisional/Business Unit (BU) Marketing and R&D leaders for this portfolio. You will act as the site lead and represent the primary interest of the Business Unit while seeking new product/technology/market opportunities with the regional Marketing teams, industry experts and other organizations (such as universities, research institutes and private enterprise. As Senior R D Manager you will be leading a multi-disciplined, cross functional R&D team to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new product opportunities from early concept development through product launch and commercialization. Working closely with customers, divisional R&D, Marketing, and global business partners, you will be the person who delivers high quality and innovative products, technologies and procedural solutions that will enable my client to take market share and differentiate from their competitors. Finally you will develop and promote a culture of project management excellence and technology leadership as well as fostering opportunities around procedural and clinical innovation. THE FIT. You will hold a Bachelors or Master Degree required in an Engineering or Science discipline and a qualification in business strategy, technology and innovation management is desirable. To hit the ground running in this position you will also need to have a good understanding of anatomy and product testing methodologies. You will have a knowledge of existing and planned market and market-related initiatives from the perspective of the competition, suppliers, the customer base and the regulatory environment with the ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations. As the Senior R D Manager you will have prior experience of planning and administering budgets and you will be very capable networker & influencer who can build networks at local, divisional & corporate levels. Interested? TO APPLY. Please click on the link or if you would prefer to have an informal and confidential chat before applying please contact Feargus Young on 086 020 2554. Alternatively, you can connect with me on or This job originally appeared on

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338 days ago