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Global R&D Project & Performance Lead (m/f)

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Looking for a new challenge? You want to be part of an international company that brings together the best experts ?

Interested to join the team of one of our clients (F&B industry) as Global R&D Project & Performance Lead (m/f) ?

Then be sure to read on!


  • R&D Department
  • Reporting to Global R&D Project & Performance Director

Function information

Purpose of the Job:

Manage a key strategic technical or commercial innovation platform, impacting the global footprint of the company.

This activity includes among others:

• Coordination of the Global teams (R&D experts, Brewing & Quality, Engineering, Logistics, Procurement…)

• Coordination with the Zones where the projects will be implemented. It can potentially involve up to 6 Zones!

• Coordination with involved suppliers

• Communication of the status of the platform to senior leaders

Lead the performance of the Technical Innovation portfolio of projects:

• Maintain the routine with the 6 Zone Technical Innovation Portfolio Management Leaders

• Check sanity/quality of portfolio and propose recommendations about projects prioritization to Zone portfolio management leaders, functional directors and Global Innovation VP

• Coach Global and Zone Technical Innovation teams about the company innovation process and best practices and provide trainings to Global/Zone teams

• Drive continuous improvement of the processes while keeping agility mindset


The candidate has to be a strong team player, collaborative, demonstrating a fact-based structured approach with high sense of urgency.

She/He has to be able to work in various markets, product categories, and across multiple functions.


• University degree in a relevant applied science or bio/civil engineering area (bio engineer, civil engineer, bio-sciences, chemistry, food, brewing, mechanical,

material, etc...).

• Strong Project Management experience

• Strong communication skills

• Strong interpersonal leadership

• Considers receiving feedback as an opportunity to grow

• Critical thinking, ability to challenge and give feedback

• Result oriented with respect to quality, costs, timing

• Multi-disciplinary project management capabilities

• Experience working in multicultural environment

• Experience in a continuously changing business environment

• Ability to mobilize people to drive improvements

• Speed, flexibility, sense of urgency; ability to react to demands and stick to deadlines

• Fluent English (written & spoken), other language skills constitute an asset

• Motivation through challenge

• Technical knowledge inside the area of brewing and packaging / draft are a plus

• High level knowledge of software programs, specially Excel (advanced) (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project…)



Then contact :

Maraim Sbihi (Senior Talent Acquisition Expert)

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