Senior Director of R&D

Senior Director of R&D

Job Title: Senior Director of R&D
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £100k - 125k per year + benefits
Reference: DR&D
Contact Name: Hector Wheatley
Job Published: November 21, 2018 14:26

Job Description

Senior Director of Research and Development:

Work with innovation and development teams on new products for the sector. The successful candidate will be a senior hire in a similar sized company with a track record of delivering to market.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive new product development, working with internal teams and business management to meet project timelines and market demand
  • Work with relevant parties in supply chain and manufacturing to ensure successful product introduction.
  • Work with product team to develop roadmap and continuous improvement
  • Budget plans for R&D
  • Liaise with legal counsel on IP and patent filing etc.
  • Collaborate with talent acquisition team and build and retain the best talent in the industry
  • International travel as required


  • BSc or MSc in an engineering is necessary for this role

Professional Experience:

  • Experience in complex electronics
  • Experience in coding
  • Strong management and leadership ability

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