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Job Title R&D Director
Location Ankara
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client: An exciting role with a top notch FMCG in Turkey who are looking to aggressively spread their wings to other geographies. The role requires candidates who have extensive R&D experience in the HPC category.

Your Role: You need to carry is 15+ years of quality experience in the HPC industry, you should have ideally held stints in production and quality assurance before landing up in leading a R&D team. The role is empowered and shoulders responsibility for setting the tone for the regional NPD agenda, expansion of current categories, extension of product lines, capital investment. In short you need to build and escalate the barrier for competition entry into relevant categories. Along with the R&D department you would be managing the QA section as well Setting the strategies after doing the due diligence with the marketing and other functions you would ensure that the vision is cascaded along the line and capabilities and built to keep pace with the business need.

Must Have:
Consumer goods experience in HPC/Disposable categories is highly preferred. MBA 15+ years experience in marketing with international / global brands in the FMCG industry. Preferred competencies in Product innovation, Technology management, Research & Development, Product Claim management, People development, Quality Management Position is open to overseas candidates as long as you carry the relevant experience

Managing Expectations:
At mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship…..mindfield..making a difference.

Country Turkey