Asia R&D Director (Renowned Animal Nutrition & Health Company) Jobs in Singapore

    Asia R&D Director (Renowned Animal Nutrition & Health Company)

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    • Category Commerce & Industry
    • Industry Food & Nutrition
    • Function Other
    • Consultant Willis Toh
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1104283
    • Job Ref No WT19597
    • Salary S$150,000 - S$250,000


    Our client is a global leader in Animal Nutrition & Health, and am currently hiring for a Director, Research & Development with Asia Pacific (excluding China & India) wide responsibilities to be based in their Asia HQ in Singapore.


    Reporting to the Asia President, this role will be accountable for achieving the R&D KPI targets such as annual percent of new product sales. This position acts as the lead commercialization scientist for the application of new molecules resulting from the centralized exploratory research program or from collaborations with third party research bodies. The incumbent is responsible for research and product development, and formulation activities from product conception to commercialization. The position is also responsible for setting the strategic direction for product development and commercialization activities in conjunction with the marketing team. The position has the responsibility to hire, train and coach the staff for the R&D Department of about 7 headcounts, as well as having full responsibility for the quality and safety of all products and governmental regulatory compliance.

    As a member of the Leadership Team, the incumbent is expected to be jointly responsible for providing business leadership, strategic directions and be accountable for the overall business KPIs of the company. To do that, the incumbent should work closely as a team member of the Leadership team to jointly manage and lead the company towards achievement of the overall company’s shared goals.


    You will have a PhD in Biological Sciences, with 8 to 10 years of post doctorate working experience in cutting edge biological, chemical, food science or agricultural technology industries. You should have a proven track record of accomplishment in product commercialization by taking products based on new technologies from laboratory and launching it successfully in the Asia market. The right candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in functional leadership capacity, with the role inheriting a strong team. The position requires excellent leadership attributes, strong communication, good interpersonal relation and management skills.

    To Apply

    To apply, please submit your resume (in MS Words format) to Willis Toh at, quoting the job title and reference number WT19597. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Registration No: R1104283

    License No: 16S8060