Vice President of Research and Development (Victoria based)

  • Anywhere

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Vice President of Research and Development (R&D) based in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, to lead our internal R&D team and drive innovation within our organization. As the VP of R&D, you will be responsible for overseeing the research and development activities, setting strategic goals, and ensuring the successful execution of projects.

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Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the R&D team to achieve strategic goals.
  • Drive innovation and ensure the development of cutting-edge products and technologies.
  • Manage the R&D budget and ensure efficient resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align R&D activities with business objectives.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies to identify new opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with research institutions and external partners.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the R&D team.

Requirements

  • Ph.D. in a scientific discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role in research and development.
  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to drive innovation and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience working in a cross-functional environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful product development and commercialization.

Benefits

  • Remote Work
  • Permanent Position
  • 30-Day Paid Leave
  • 5-Day Work Week
  • A competitive salary, reflective of your experience
  • Health insurance coverage