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R & D Associate/Scientist - External Partnerships

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R & D Associate/Scientist - External Partnerships

Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire


Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


The Reckitt Wellness R&D category has created the “Front End Innovation, External Partnership and Feasibility Team”, covering Intimate Wellness and Depilatories brands like our powerbrands Durex and Veet. The team looks at obtaining further growth via the creation/acquisition of new brands in the portfolio, brand expansion into adjacent therapeutic areas and organic growth of the current brands.  


You’ll succeed because… 


… you’re creative, proactive, enjoy logic and problem solving and have a passion for innovation!  Degree qualified in a Scientific discipline, experience and understanding of the product development process, you can navigate the challenges of working within a multifunctional team, effectively communicating with key stakeholders both internally and externally.
You’ll be working with a broad network of third parties, so if we’re looking for someone with strong communication skills, and technical knowledge. Ideally, you’ll have experience of engaging with suppliers, reviewing technical dossiers, or scoping technologies, suppliers, and technical information.

You’ll love it because… 


Supporting fast paced projects, you’ll become a key R&D partner. You’ll further develop your project management skills, grow your experience of collaborating with external strategic partners and you will contribute to the innovation pipeline/strategy of the brand. Working with cross functional teams, you will play a key part in identifying new products and technologies for the foundation of a robust pipeline. You’ll also expand your depth and breadth of knowledge in the Personal Care product portfolio working on a huge variety of leading brands such as Queen V, Durex, KY and Veet and multiple classifications (cosmetics, OTC, medical devices included). 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


In Return Reckitt offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
Reckitt is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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