Job details Senior R&D project manager

Posting Period

From October 18, 2022
to March 31, 2023

Country or region

May vary

France

Location

Blagnac, Midi-Pyrénées

Business Unit

Animal Nutrition

Department

Research and Development

Entry date

To be determined

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

7 years

Minimal education level required

Level 7 (BAC+5)

Salary

Based on experience

Benefits

Competitive social benefits

Senior R&D project manager

Main Functions

In order to support the Animal Nutrition (LAN) business unit’s development, LALLEMAND SAS is seeking a Senior R&D Project leader.

Part of the R&D team and reporting to the Applied R&D Manager, the Project leader will have the following principal roles and responsibilities:

  • Management of a selected number of R&D projects linked to animal production and health:
    • Prospect for experimental facilities, design and discuss protocols and negotiate study budget
    • Management of research collaboration (project management) with selected third parties related to existing solutions development or prospective innovations
    • Participate in statistical analysis of applied research trials
    • Produce scientific papers and present at scientific conferences, as well as contribute to preparing scientific summaries for the technical team
    • Review and monitoring of the scientific literature related to the monitored projects
    • Understand the needs from the Animal Nutrition team and propose new research ideas, approaches and/or new methodologies
    • Provide technical support to marketing and commercial team for commercial trials set-up and data analysis when required

Technical skills

Required

  • Project management
  • Experimental design
  • Statistical analyses
  • Mastering at least one of the main current statistical packages (SAS, SPSS, R Studio…);

An asset

  • Background in immunology

Personal abilities

Required

  • Proficient in English
  • Autonomous and prone to team work
  • Rigorous
  • Business minded
  • Be a force of proposition
  • Adaptability

General criteria

Required

  • Travels: 20% of the time, internationally (Europe and Americas)

Organization

Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimizing animal performance and wellbeing with specific microbial product and service solutions. We develop, produce and market silage additives, probiotics, antioxidants and yeast derivatives for animal nutrition, as well as microbial solutions for animal environment. We serve all livestock markets: ruminant, swine, poultry, aquaculture as well as equine and companion animals. We like to define ourselves as a “field-led science supported” company. As such, our solutions are supported by a strong commitment to R&D and technical support with a team of experts in the field. Our solutions are marketed in over 80 countries around the world, through our own sales teams or local distributors.

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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