R&D Project Manager Jobs

We specialise in finding research and development project managers for a wide range of companies who work with electronics or embedded systems and software.

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Our clients who are hiring R&D project managers are often looking for candidates with experience managing and leading projects from the concept stage through to testing and validation
  • Typical responsibilities including developing project timelines and ensuring that work meets these deadlines, offering technical advice throughout the project, producing progress reports, budget reports and analysis documents, mentoring and supporting team members and communicating with other members of a company to provide updates and feedback
  • As we recruit specifically in the electronics and embedded systems industry, an understanding of the relevant embedded software or electronics sector the role is in is essential
  • Research and development project managers need to have experience working at all stages of the product or software development life cycle, with the ability to plan and carry out every element of ideation, development, testing, production and maintenance
  • Candidates will also be required to show a flair for creativity and innovation, with the ability to self-manage and motivate highly desirable
  • Why KO2?

    Research and development is one of the most exciting but challenging departments of any engineering company, and a project manager not only needs to have knowledge of their sector to drive the progress of this team forward, but also the skills to successfully manage and motivate a group of engineers and developers.

    At KO2, we have been recruiting for project manager roles for electronics and embedded systems businesses for 25 years, and are the best choice for clients who are looking for a specialist recruitment partner that understands their industry sector better than any other competitor. Not only can you trust our successful recruitment process, but you can also rely on our unique knowledge of electronics and embedded systems engineering to ensure that only the most talented candidates are finding their way through your doors.

    Our previous candidates for R&D project manager jobs have been placed in medical, ​​commercial, automotive, defence, energy and IoT projects. It’s a role that requires a high level of skill and specialist understanding of an area of engineering as well as the innovation to develop new ideas, products and systems, and you can rely on us to supply only the most talented candidates for every one of these job opportunities.

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