Key service provider of Philip Morris Armenia hires a Sr Scientist-Innovation and Management.
As a Sr Scientist in the Innovation Management Team, you will be responsible to identify and execute with external partners an integrated portfolio of innovation and initiative in order to deliver new proof of concept proposition in area of priorities defined jointly with the Consumer Department. Furthermore, you will leverage a network of senior experts and partners in the area of focus and foster exchanges among them.


- Apply cross-functional innovation methodologies to target and scope new opportunity in a defined technology space
- Identify and establish a portfolio of external innovation initiative and partnerships and drive them to Proof of Concept
- Build business cases and act as Subject Matter Expert during establishment of partnering framework
- Actively manage external partnership including frequent visits and prolonged onsite assignment in consultation with internal and external Subject Matter experts
- Build network of senior experts and partners in the area of focus and foster exchanges among them
- Contribute to build knowledge management maps and generate new innovation leads in his area of specialty
- Act as technical support in cross-functional tech transfer projects to ensure integration of technology into PMI portfolio of calendar initiatives

Required Qualifications:

- University degree in Physics, Chemistry or Material Science
- Significant experience in driving science based innovation
- Experience in startup environment would be a plus
- Eager to translate innovation into commercial products
- Highly creative while keeping pragmatism. Fast learner, entrepreneur, autonomous with a positive mindset
- Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization
- Proficient in English, both written and spoken