Senior Research Manager – South West – £60-70,000 (AE1816)

An exciting and unique opportunity for a driven individual with a passion for science and its application to consumer products

Are you a creative problem solver with a strong scientific background?

Are you ready for a challenging role in a fast-paced industry?

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a driven individual with a passion for science and its application to consumer products, to work in an environment that champions innovation.

The ideal candidate will have a stellar track record of consumer-focused research and development of personal care products, in combination with the motivation to pursue truly ground-breaking innovations.

This role will enable you to draw on your vast knowledge of scientific theories, specifically in the areas concerned with formulated products and their application.

You will champion the use of scientific knowledge to create opportunities for innovation within consumer product development.

Prior experience of team leadership in a fast-paced R&D environment will be crucial, as this role will empower you to technically and functionally lead a team of research specialists in the development of personal care, hair care and skin care formulations.

Utilising your substantial experience of communication and presentation to senior management, you will act as an ambassador of knowledge to non-scientific audiences as well as peers.

Your outstanding interpersonal skills will help you to support marketing, sales and other functions with your scientific knowledge. You will have a lateral approach to problem-solving, which you will employ alongside a cross-disciplinary collaborative working style, to deliver successful experimental programs.

Using your excellent project management skills you will mentor, inspire and motivate a team of technologists.

Having already worked with personal care products you will have a great understanding of consumer behaviour and needs, as well as a robust understanding of the standards and regulations that the global market requires.

This familiarity with the market will enable you to think ambitiously, challenge concepts and critique published data, developing experimental programmes and determining the best route to delivery.

You will be a driven leader; able to think strategically and logically, with outstanding organisational skills, the ability to prioritise tasks in a rapidly changing environment whilst retaining a sense of attention to detail.

With these skills, you will have massive potential for success in this engaging and challenging role.

This is a fantastic opportunity where you can really shine in a creative and dynamic team where an analytical and innovative mindset is fostered, and effort and achievements recognised.

Is this the perfect match for you? If so apply today.

Email your CV to or contact:

Heidi Bannister 01183 778 393 / 07747 792 272 /
Ana Filipa Calado 07792 958 152 /
Joseph Bannister 07393 818 620 /

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