Head, Research And Development (R&D) in Abuja, Nigeria

at Daily Trust

Minimum Qualification
Post Graduate Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for new product development.
  • Conduct research into new businesses and evaluate their potentials.
  • Stays aware of market development in the industry and the general economy as a whole.
  • Advises company clients, including direct involvement in product presentations to clients and other stakeholders.
  • Proactively suggest process optimization and develop other products for the company.
  • Maintain strict control of the company’s intellectual property.
  • Tracks global trends in Media and propose seamless integration of these in the Nigerian Media Scenario.
  • Updates the stakeholders on latest development in the Print/Media Industry and Technology related to this industry.


  • A postgraduate/graduate of Operations Research. Production Management or relevant discipline with a minimum of 2nd Class Upper.
  • Seven 7-10 years relevant working experience in Research and Development.
  • Experience in the media industry will be an added advantage.
  • Computer Literacy in office productivity tools and database software.
  • Deep understanding of Research Methodology and Execution.


  • Ability to maintain effective working relations as a team leader.
  • Strong interpersonal skill and ability to establish good leadership with respect for diversity.
  • Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and willingness to keep abreast of new developments.
  • Good computer skills, including proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Sound knowledge and exposure to administrative and financial management issues.
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