Head of R&D

Recruiter
Location
Guildford
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently looking to find aa head of R&D for a global company based in Guildford. This is a critical role for the company to fill, and they are eager to speak to experienced managers with a strong technical background in Software, Hardware and Test.

The Role: Head of R&D

Location: Guildford

Salary: Negotiable

The Role:

Interface with the companys Global Sales and Product Management teams to determine and follow a clear product road map and business requirement.
Be familiar with working with System and Product requirements, as well as leading a team through the development of a new product.
Lead a multidisciplinary, multilocation R&D team performing various research activities as well as new developments in Software, Hardware and system test.
Work very closely with the R&D project coordinator who supports and manages the various R&D project plans contained in the programme including several external company collaborations and developments.
Direct the team in making judgements and decisions regarding research results and strategic direction of developments.
Manage the resource and develop equipment requirements of the team to meet the development programme requirements.
Manage the commercial and budgetary requirements of the R&D programme, accountable to the CFO.

Essential Skills:

Good team management and interpersonal skills.
Good communication skills, and experience of international teams
Ability to be calm and offer clear direction in a fast paced, dynamic development environment.
Experience of large R&D development programmes, in particular new system architecture design and developments.

Desired Skills or experience but not Essential:

Digital Signal Processing or developments using large data sets
Incorporating Machine learning into a product development or AI techniques.

Education Requirements;

Degree in Engineering, Maths, Physics or equivalent.

If you would like to learn more about the role, and think you have the skill set required, please get in contact with me at Computer Futures on ##### ######.

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