Advanced Research Director - Cosmetics - Switzerland

£78530 - £86383 per annum
Jun 18, 2017
Jul 18, 2017
David Jamieson
Organization Type
Contract Type
Full Time

As on behalf of one of the top clients in the market, i am currently recruiting a new Innovation & Advanced research director for the company, with a pure focus on Skin Care products. This is a strategic leadership position which will give you oversight of the local R&D operations and also global production and scale up activities.

We are requiring a highly experienced professional with exceptional R&D and leadership skills who will be able to drive fresh innovation and closely manage a wide variety of international projects. With a truly global scope, you will be leading projects across Switzerland, Benelux, China and South Korea, this will entirely test your expertise in the international market.

Alongside a deeply technical aspect of the position, you will be required to maintain key points of contacts internally and externally. You will be required to provide crucial technical overview and direction to an extensive range of international clients. This freedom to lead creativity will truly allow you to express your technical capabilities while exceeding your clients expectations!

The required experience:

  • 8+ Years of R&D experience within skin care product formulation
  • Excellent project management ability
  • Excellent level of English and ideally high level of French
  • Previous experience within people management

Has this position taken your interest? If so, please reach out to me with a copy of your CV in MS WORD format to David Jamieson at or feel free to call +41 435 0808 17 for more information and a confidential conversation regarding this and all other positions we are actively recruiting for.

I am the leading head hunter of Research & Development professionals within the cosmetics and personal care sector. We have geographical coverage across Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. I work with a mixture of large multinational organisations to smaller contract manufacturing organisations, thus being able to provide you a selection of opportunities in varied environments.

I exclusively focus on the hiring of R&D professionals within a vertical market, covering positions from Chemist to Chief Scientific Officer. We are able to provide a full and tailored recruitment service to both clients and candidates, so please feel free to get in contact to discuss your next career move or any potential hiring plans your company may have.