Our client is an international company, one of the world's leaders in green energy. Head of Strategic Innovation (H / F) :
The role of the Head of Strategic Innovation is to define, execute and manage the long term (5-10 year) product and process research and development work on rechargeable battery materials.
The Head of Strategic Innovation is accountable for the knowledge generation and knowledge condensation through an in-depth understanding of the relationships between process, product characteristics and the performance of current and future product in the applications.
He / she is accountable for the definition and execution of the agreed scientific content of the R&D programs and projects carried out at Center for Strategic Innovation (CSI) in CTO organization.
That includes the following responsibilities :
g. market requirements for early adaptors, start-ups, networking,
Technical PhD degree (chemistry, physics, engineering ) with over 15 years working experience within the domains of research and project management in rechargeable battery technology.
Solid expertise in rechargeable battery materials and its process & product R&D and product design.
Solid experience with protection of intellectual property.
Sold experience in the efficient application of current IT to R&D challenges (data mining, 'big' data).
Fluent writing and speaking in English. Capacity to work in an international and multi-cultural environment.
Analytical thinking, problem-solving ability and strong drive for innovation and change.
Ability to work in a team, open-minded, adaptable and organized as well as the ability to communicate effectively.
Position based in Brussels (Belgium).