Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) is R374,436
What Do Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D)s Do?
A research and development (R&D) department manager typically works under the direction of company executives and in coordination with other department managers. They oversee people, projects, and resources in the R&D department, helping translate organizational vision into actionable tasks; project ideas may come from the marketing research department, company directors, project team members, and past projects.
The R&D department manager is responsible for preparing budgets, providing …Read more
- Lead, plan, develop, and implement new processes in research and development.
- Design and execute plans to improve current products and create new ones based on market research.
- Provide technical oversight and manage a group of employees or team.