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Head of Research & Development

Job Title: Head of Research & Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lincolnshire
Industry:
Salary: 60000 - 90000
REF: EM02
Contact Name: Emily Larham
Contact Email: emily.larham@nenerecruitment.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Head of Research & Development:

Nene Recruitment are excited to be working on behalf of a reputable plant breeding company.

Due to continued expansion and restructuring, our client are recruiting for an experienced Head of Research & Development.

Key responsibilities:

To lead and manage all Research & Development activities including breeding, trials, seed production and research contracts.

To develop strategies for Research & Development and ensure they meet the overall company strategy.

Set up relevant costing and budgetary control measures. Maintain and build our close working relationships with our key partners.

Candidates should demonstrate:

A proven track record in a similar role.

Leadership experience and good networking abilities.

Success in plant breeding.

The successful applicant will also be proactive, organised, a good communicator, professional and a team player. They will be qualified to at least degree level with good experience of vegetable plant breeding techniques and the industry.

This role will involve some travel in the UK and occasionally internationally, so applicants must have a valid UK drivers license, and be prepared to travel.