R&D Director

Uxbridge, London (Greater)
01 Aug 2017
29 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

R&D Director - EMEA
Uxbridge UB8 1HB

R&D Director – The Role

You have extensive experience in a research and development management role within Foods, Supplements or a related industry. Now you are looking for the opportunity to use your skills shaping the future of a world class business.

A key member of our Global R&D & Scientific Affairs Leadership team you will manage global product development efforts as well as oversee regional Portfolio & Data Management functions in EMEA. Your remit will be to ensure regional and global project deliverables and process requirements for product development are met.

This will involve controlling R&D budgets, creating standardised processes for EMEA R&D in compliance with global policies as well as managing R&D projects and trial planning at contract manufacturers. You will also lead and develop your team of scientists as well as provide regular stakeholder communication.

Important too will be the ability to oversee global product development strategies while delivering operational efficiencies as well as identifying opportunities to improve resource efficiencies.

R&D Director – Requirements

You must have PhD with a major in Food Science, Pharmacy or other related technical discipline coupled with extensive experience in a research and development management role within Foods, Supplements or a related industry.

Used to working on international programmes you will have expertise in product and/or nutrition research and development and well-developed project management skills (including experience in using PLM software such as AGILE).

You will also be comfortable prioritising workloads, possess a record of building high performing R&D teams and able to demonstrate the ability to improve R&D outcomes.

R&D Director – The Package

Herbalife offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive package including cash car allowance, excellent medical/dental/vision benefits, company pension, holiday pay, child care vouchers, discount on Herbalife products, service award scheme, free nutritional shakes at work, and much more.

Who are we?

Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated independent Members in more than 90 countries. Herbalife is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with more than 7,800 employees and millions of customers. The company reported net sales of $4.5 billion in 2016. 

Our company offers a culture focused on your career to help you expand your talents and a chance to change lives.

For over 35 years, we've known that good nutrition leads to a better life. If you're ready to help us on our mission for nutrition, we want to hear from you today.

R&D Director – How To Apply

If you want to be part of a business that values people as individuals as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents please apply via the below link

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