Global Head, Product Development and Innovation


Pharmaceuticals, Innovation, Chemistry, Biology, Skin products, Product development


West of Montreal


Organizational context

This international company is an industry leader and its primary mission is to improve peoples’ quality of life by providing scientific solutions for skincare health. These innovative products are appreciated by dermatologists and the general public in 73 countries. Its research, development and innovation center is located in the west end of Montreal and is staffed by 20 scientists.


The global leader champions, guides, motivates and inspires a team of specialists who develop products aligned with business strategy and objectives. He or she is responsible for formulation, packaging engineering, regulatory affairs, scientific engagement, and life cycle management of the entire portfolio of marketed products. In an innovation ecosystem, the leader synthesizes internal and external capabilities to discover, design, reduce risk and deliver innovative solutions. He or she strategically balances the product development portfolio (internal and external) by maximizing time, budget and resources.

Candidate profile

You are a collaborative style leader with a passion for innovation and a track record of success in the development and commercialization of consumer pharmaceutical products. You have an excellent understanding of the biology and chemistry of skin products and proven experience in managing cross-functional teams in a high performance environment that values scientific rigor, agility and accountability. Finally, you are bilingual, scientifically trained and have over 5 years of relevant experience in an executive management position, ideally with a global reach.

This company offers you a very competitive compensation package including a bonus (short and long term), a car, full benefits including a strong corporate contribution to your pension fund and if necessary a structured relocation program.  The work environment is very modern, safe and is located in the west end of Montreal.

Please send your resume to [email protected]. If you would like more information, do not hesitate to call Jean Métivier at 514-813-7753. We guarantee the confidentiality of your application.


Base salary

According to experience



Nature of the company


Business sector

Skin products

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