Sign up!
World class news for the beauty and cosmetics industries
job opportunities - R&D, NPD, Formulation

Group R&D Director (AE1749)

15 October 2021

ref : PA-19313

location : Greater Manchester - United Kingdom

company : Arthur Edward

Group R&D Director (AE1749)

Salary: £120-150,000

Can you lead, inspire and motivate a team to deliver breakthrough, exciting innovation?

Do you have an impressive track record of working at senior level in R&D within the Personal Care, Beauty or Hygiene sectors?

This is your opportunity to make a difference for a major global business across a portfolio of Beauty and Personal Care brands. As Group R&D Director you will set the agenda for the technical elements of innovation and play a strong role in championing sustainability.

You will spearhead the R&D organisation across all territories, allowing this company to pursue leading market standards in innovation and consumer safety. You will drive the NPD agenda, ensuring that the most future-focused, competitor-beating products are safely delivered to market.

The successful candidate will bring a start-up mindset to this well-established, global company. There is significant scope to reform and pioneer new ways of fostering a healthy R&D environment. You will use your consumer focus to shape policy in areas like claims support and quality assurance and set the practices that will ensure compliance.

You must be independent, creative, and have an ambitious mindset as you lead strategically and decisively. Strong communication skills are essential, as are outstanding stakeholder management skills.

To be successful in this role you will have exemplary, senior level experience in product development and regulatory affairs, and a strong foundation of technical knowledge and extensive FMCG experience.

If you are a born leader and ready for a challenge, apply today!


To apply for this role please contact Arthur Edward.

E-mail your CV quoting the job title and AE number to

Call our offices - Covent Garden 020 7866 8136, Ruscombe 01183 778 393
Heidi Bannister 07747 792 272
Ana Filipa Calado 07792 958 152
Joseph Bannister 07546 435 243

The scientific evaluation of emotions

The scientific evaluation of emotions

The study of emotions has won over cosmetics for a few years now with first the evaluation of well-being by quality-of-life...

A multi-benefit ingredient for preservation and silicone-free...

A multi-benefit ingredient for preservation and silicone-free emulsions

On the surface, preservatives and silicones have little in common besides famously being targets of the ‘free-from’ and clean beauty...

Cosmetic Ingredients - October 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients - October 2021

As a result of the various confinements, new skincare practices have emerged, often inspired by Japanese concepts. Our vision of beauty...

We use cookies to give you a better browsing experience. By continuing your visit to this site, you accept the use of cookies. Read more and set cookies