K&K Selekt Human Resources Consulting - www.kkselekt.com

Since 2000, we are the leading agency of human resources consulting in Poland and abroad. We specialize in the recruitment of engineers, managers and specialists for production and service companies and new investments - "greenfield" and "brownfield" projects.


For our Partner - the leading global manufacturer of polymer insulation foams, accessories, adhesives and rubber products based in Dubai (UAE) - we are looking for candidates for the position of:


R&D Director


The aim of this position is to create an optimal win-win environment that rewards innovation in new products and keeping our success flag one step ahead always in the market.



  • To carry out competitors analysis, RM selection, cost competitiveness, 3rd party certifications, training to R&D team members, supporting Marketing & technical services, regulatory, safety, and R&D policy topics as assigned.
  • You will ensure that our client's regulatory, safety and R&D policy positions are successfully represented to inform policy/product development, verification, certification and implementation.
  • You will provide internal stakeholders with strategic regulatory, economical, new proposals and R&D policy perspectives.
  • You will guide and advise senior leadership in selecting issues, establishing priorities and developing products and executing testing (In house & external) policy advocacy plans.
  • You will support the creation of necessary infrastructure/processes for developing the R&D department function.
  • You will influence the development and articulation of the company's position on new products, existing products quality sustainability, regulatory and R&D policies that impact business.
  • You will represent the company in interactions wherever required with external regulatory, political, policy and professional organizations.
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  • Higher education degree (preferably PhD) in chemical engineering or similar faculty.
  • 12+ years of experience in the R&D department.
  • Experience of working in foam/plastics/rubber industry.
  • Fluent English.
  • Willingness to relocate to UAE
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    Our Partner offers:

  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities.
  • Work in an international environment – cooperation with the global team on a daily basis.
  • Wide package of medical services
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Fuel allowance.
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    Please note, we will contact only selected candidates.


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