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R&D Sr. Associate - Health Category

City:  Gurugram

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

​Research & Development​

In R&D, we're full of highly skilled talents that include Scientists, Engineers, Medical, Clinical and Regulatory professionals - all working to create a cleaner, healthier world. With nine Centres of Excellence, we continually seek out new opportunities by using science, our entrepreneurial flare and our fearless innovation to develop and enhance our existing portfolio, never compromising on quality or performance. 

We do the right thing, always, by ensuring we act with responsibility and integrity, by complying with regulatory legislation across the globe, whilst ensuring our products are safe for our consumers and are to the highest quality.

The size of our organisation means you'll have the opportunity to learn and work in different functions within R&D, giving you exposure to different disciplines, teams and environments. You will also have access to our R&D Academy, designed to develop our team and allow you to grow in our great organisation.

About the role

As an R & D Category Senior Associate you’ll lead innovation within Reckitt's diverse portfolio. Apply your expertise to guide critical research and development initiatives, shaping the future of well-known Reckitt products. In this role, you will blend scientific knowledge with strategic insight to uplift product development, propelling them to meet rigorous healthcare standards. With a focus on cross-functional collaboration and team leadership, your work will directly impact the integrity and success of our products on a global scale.

Your responsibilities

- Lead a range of project and non-project R & D activities, ensuring delivery to the highest healthcare product standards.
- Take ownership of assigned projects, driving them to successful completion with diligent planning and execution.
- Define project requirements including funding and resource allocation, communicating effectively with stakeholders.
- Develop team strategy, set priorities and foster an environment of continuous improvement.
- Engage with shared R & D labs and operations teams for audit preparations and maintenance activities.
- Monitor and contribute to the efficiency and compliance within the R & D team, supporting management with key performance indicators.

The experience we're looking for

- Solid R & D background with a history of successful project delivery.
- Experience in developing products within regulated environments, such as Medical Devices.
- Skilled in creating and maintaining technical files and navigating the product lifecycle.
- Proven ability to manage resources and budgets effectively.
- Aptitude for developing and nurturing a team, combined with strong collaboration skills.
- Keen business acumen, strategic thinking, and an understanding of consumer needs.
- A transformative approach to innovation processes and digital development in R & D.

The skills for success

Business Strategy, Task Execution Under Pressure, Makes strategic Business Decisions, Business Accumen, Commercial Awareness, Objective Setting, Accountability, Adaptability, Consumer Insight, Creative Direction, Consumer Needs, R&D, Product Lifecycle Management, Change Leadership, Intellectual Property, Business Partnership, Collaboration and partnership building, Collaborator, Relationship Management, Adapt to changes in technological development plans, Product vision and strategy development, Ability to challenge the status quo and propose improvement, Innovation Processes, Predictive Analytics, Digital transformation for R&D, Quality and Manufacturing.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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