Research and Development Manager
Also referred to as: Product Research and Development Manager, R & D Manager
Requirements and Responsibilities
Manages and directs the research and development programs to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new products. Develops and implements research and development procedures and techniques. Oversees complex research projects, analyzes results and provides recommendations based on findings. Assesses the scope of research projects and ensures they are on time and within budget. May require an advanced degree. Typically reports to a head of unit/director. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.
Similar Jobs:  Research and Development Director, Research and Development Engineer, Top Research & Development Executive, Research and Development Associate I, Research and Development Associate II, Research and Development Associate III, Research and Development Associate IV, Research and Development Associate V, Product Development Manager
Level of Education:  Research and Development Manager Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Research and Development Manager Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation