Scientific & Innovation Director

Madrid Permanent
  • Spanish innovative ingredients company
  • Scientific & Innovation Director (Hybrid / Remote)

About Our Client

Spanish innovative ingredients company with stable presence in the international markets and focused on development, manufacturing and commercialization of science-based botanical extracts.

Job Description

  • Planning and implementation of the overall New Product Development and Innovation Strategy for the company
  • Planning and coordination of the work of the staff assigned to the R&D department.
  • Management of the R&D&I budget.
  • Review of scientific-technical reports and articles for publication.
  • Attendance at scientific meetings for scouting of emerging scientific trends in the sector.
  • Providing support both to Business Development and Marketing to define and implement a coordinated growth's strategy.
  • Establishments and management of a solid network with key external stakeholders (commercial partners, R&D institutions, etc.) to foster collaboration at R&D&I level.
  • Representing the company externally for any scientific related topic (project applications to institutions and agencies for grants and/or co-financing of company's R&D&I activities, communication with distributors, technical/scientific meetings, etc.).
  • Coordinating internal scientific communications, sharing the progress of the results with other departments of the company (e.g. production, quality, etc.).

The Successful Applicant

  • BS in Life-Science, Food Science, or Medicine.
  • PhD in Life Sciences.
  • Experience in equivalent positions in the dietary supplement industry or related sectors (pharma or food).
  • Experience in development of science-based products for phytotherapy, supplements, functional food or health applications will be highly valued.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build solid long-term relationships.
  • Experience in dealing with different kind of stakeholders, internally and externally.
  • Ability to think out of the box and to develop a clear strategic vision.
  • Availability to relocate to Canarias or to work remotely from other Spanish regions travelling to Canarias on regular basis.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.

What's on Offer

Great professional opportunity.

Andrea Sileo
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