Research Manager

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Research and Development managers plan, administer and review the Research and Development program and activities of an organisation.

Research and Development managers may perform the following tasks:

  • direct the development of research and development strategies, policies and plans
  • lead major research projects and coordinate the activities of other research workers
  • keeps an eye on the costs and assess the benefits of research and development activities
  • interpret the results of research projects and recommend new products or services
  • provide advice on research and development options available to the organisation
  • monitor any developments in the research area and work out how these may affect the organisation
  • publish results of significant research projects.