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Job Vacancy – Mars Petcare – Research Manager – Human-Animal Interaction

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.

More information about this post here:

http://www.mars.com/global/careers/job-search/job-details.aspx?JobReferenceNo=WAL00608