Mars Petscare have a job vacancy that may be of interest to you.
Research Manager – Human-Animal Interaction (HAI)
£45,000 – £54,000 + 2 bonus opportunities, car bonus, healthcare and pension
Waltham, Melton Mowbray, Leics.
As Research Manager HAI reporting to our Head of Research, your brief will be to lead a global research and communications programme which underpins a strategic pillar of our Global Petcare Vision: to strengthen the human-animal bond and make the world a better place for pets. You’ll play a critical role in delivering this through high-quality scientific research in collaboration with key academics and opinion formers, as well as public-private partnerships. That’ll involve the development and execution of a five-year strategy to improve the quality of our HAI research continuously in alignment with business priorities. So you’ll need to:
- monitor the latest developments within this field
- create internal and external expertise networks
- act as the authoritative source of information and advice on HAI for our global business.
With at least a PhD in an Ethological, Psychological, Veterinary or Health-related science discipline, you already have a proven track record within biological/veterinary scientific research, ideally involving close collaboration with NGOs/government bodies. Your hearty appetite for constantly acquiring new scientific knowledge will complement your skills in networking and setting strategic research goals and measures. With a clear passion for high-quality HAI research and its application, you’re readily be able to build and leverage professional networks. Your attributes will also include:
- the gravitas to represent Waltham within scientific and professional communities and across Mars Petcare
- a strong drive for results
And of course, you’ll have that passion for pets.
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