A senior manager of research and development is in charge of the research and development team of an organization. You will recognize operational areas that need improvements and come up with solutions that will aid the achievement of strategic goals. Your responsibility also includes providing support to the leadership team in the creation and redefinition of research and development procedures for optimal efficiency.
As a senior manager of research and development, your work with top executives and stakeholders in the decision-making will influence timely desirable results. You will also make sure that financial plans are accurate and as well monitor resource planning and allocation.
An advanced degree in a related field is required for this role. Proven work experience is also needed to be considered for research and development. You need to possess excellent leadership and communication skills. The average salary of a senior manager of research and development is $143,764 per year.