Vacancy

GROUP LEADER,
Fulltime

Spain, Barcelona, Barcelona

Business unit: Speciality Coatings

About AkzoNobel

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Responsibility

Lead, coach, appraise and develop a small team of direct reports.
Discuss project needs, set up / plan / execute / coordinate scientific experiments and analysis, interpretation and reporting of results.
Identify new (scientific) developments & trends and market needs/opportunities, generate new research/development opportunities for own area/domain and share these with other professionals
Keep up with relevant research methods and techniques in the field as well as develop, implement and improve existing methods and techniques ensure team members do so
Manage medium sized and/or participate in large projects; ensure execution and delivery. Resource planning for own team.
Formulate and present possible solution directions and issue advice at request or at own initiative
Keep up with internal and external developments in own field of expertise; ensure transfer and retention of knowledge

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

July 30, 2017

Vacancy number

2017017843

Continent

Europe

Country

Spain

State/Region/Province

Barcelona

Site

Barcelona

Business unit

Speciality Coatings

Job family

RD&I

Hierarchy level

Management

Full time/part time

Fulltime

Contract type

Contract


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Chemistry related degree level or above
6 + years experience in a laboratory environment
Good communication skills; fluent in English and Spanish speech and writing (German language preferred)
Strong management skills
Able to travel
Proactive, organized, methodical, versatile and decisive person


Preferred candidate available