Innovation and Product Development Team Leader (F/M)

Who are we?

Since 1986, the Nutriset Group has been designing, manufacturing and distributing nutritional solutions to treat and prevent malnutrition in the most vulnerable populations. Now the world leader in its category, the Nutriset Group relies on its production site in Malaunay and a dozen local producers based as close as possible to the needs in the countries concerned. Together, they form the PlumpyField Network. Collectively, they respond to requests from United Nations organisations (UNICEF and the World Food Programme), NGOs and local governments. Nearly 123 million people have benefited from Nutriset products since 2005.

The Group's Research & Development department is looking for its future Innovation and Product Development Team Leader, who will play a key role in the successful design and implementation of our innovations to address the malnutrition problems of vulnerable populations around the world.

Who are you?

  • Are you an Agri-Agri Engineer with successful experience in innovation and development of high nutritional value products in the food, pet-food or dietary supplement industries?

  • Do you embody high standards in the operational execution of development projects?

  • Are you recognized for your managerial skills?

  • Do you have the agility to respond to new collaboration and market opportunities?

  • Your pragmatism is invaluable in steering the right effort in the face of the multiplicity of our projects?

  • Would you like to travel in France and/or abroad to connect our projects to the multicultural world of our Group and our partners?

  • Fluent in English and French?

A good match? Let's get to know each other!

How can we contribute together to the fight against malnutrition?

Reporting to the Group's R&D Director, your missions will be to:

  • Co-construct with the New Development teams and other R&D or innovation-related functions, the portfolio of impact projects enabling us to realize the ambition of each of our strategic programs.

  • Inspire, design and execute innovation projects with a systemic & holistic approach.

  • Manage a team of R&D project managers and R&D product technicians, developing the full potential of each individual, nurturing and developing team spirit and solidarity, and building close, trust-based relationships with peers

  • Manage the team's technical excellence and robustness by developing processes, tools (digitalization in particular), and capitalizing on know-how.

  • Develop excellence in project management within your team.

  • Co-construct with the Applied Research Manager the roadmap of technical blocks and new expertise to be developed and outsourced in order to deliver our future innovations.

  • Manage resources (budget and resources) and the technical management of projects within your scope.

  • Contribute to building and leading the R&D team's vision within the Group.

Based in Normandy, near Rouen (76), this position requires occasional international travel. Telecommuting to be adjusted according to the position.

Not convinced yet?

Our extensive Corporate Purpose continually commits us to respect for people and sharing, the search for difference, the culture of risk and challenge, curiosity about the unknown, and questioning as a tool for performance.

By the very nature of our mandate, we encourage inclusion and diversity in all its forms. We welcome talent from the 4 corners of the globe, the very people who will create tomorrow's nutritional solutions. Beyond your skills, it's your personality and your desire to take on tomorrow's challenges that will make the difference

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