Job Definition

  • planning, directing and coordinating research and development activities, in-house or commissioned from external research organizations, to develop new or improved technical processes, products, knowledge, or utilization of materials
  • planning the overall research and development programme of an enterprise or organization, specifying goals and budgetary requirements
  • leading and managing the activities of research and development staff
  • establishing and managing budgets, controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources
  • establishing and directing operational and administrative procedures
  • planning and directing daily operations
  • overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff
  • representing the enterprise or organization at conventions, seminars and conferences

    Educational level

    • Semi-skilled