R&D Manager, Feed Additives

Updated: 22nd March 2022


CPL Executive Search has been retained as the exclusive search and selection (recruitment) company to look for an experienced R&D Manager in Feed Additives. He/she will be using relevant and practical experience for the co-ordination of international research projects and development of innovative products in accordance to the development strategy. This will involve designing, co-ordinating and executing worldwide products validation and field trials, deriving and analysing the R&D budget and costs, and identifying research institutes for establishing a scientific network. Candidates should have a degree in Animal Science/Animal Nutrition or Veterinary Medicine and be fluent in English.


  • Co-ordination of research projects and development of innovative products according to the product development strategy.
  • Design, execute and support worldwide products validation and field trials.
  • Derive the budget for R&D projects, monitor and analyse the costs of R&D.
  • Identification of research institutions and establishment of scientific network.
  • Assistance in publication of research results in scientific journals and magazines and presenting at national and international conferences.



  • University degree in Animal Science / Animal Nutrition and Veterinary Medicine, ideally at MSc or PhD level.
  • Experience in Feed Additive market, understanding of mycotoxins / mycotoxin binders preferable.
  • Practical experience in farm production beneficial.


  • Good networking and communication skills.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Team player and ability to work well internally, externally and internationally.

LANGUAGE Ideally English and another (European) language would be desirable.
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