Yerevan, Armenia





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Be a part of a revolutionary change! At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible! We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to deliver a smoke-free future. We’re also exploring new categories, looking beyond nicotine to develop a new portfolio of innovative products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine future, your work could change the lives of millions. To know more about us and why we are a great place to work, check out the following link: Your 'day to day' As a Principal Scientist - R&D Operations, you will provide scientific direction for highly sophisticated initiatives/projects, impacting company resources, for the successful execution of PMI global initiatives and business objectives. The role requires in-depth scientific knowledge along with a broad understanding of business strategies across the company. More specifically, you will • Lead project teams to solve sophisticated multi-disciplinary assignments through in-depth scientific/technical expertise, organization know-how, advanced project management skills and practical experience, for the development of novel varieties, substrates and products • Apply scientific principles, techniques and practices to develop and assess new product features and concepts • Develop and manage strategic plans, budgets and schedules for high impact scientific research • Interact frequently with senior management and external technical resources to understand the latest business issues and scientific / technological developments and integrate them into strategic plans • Serve as a leader in scientific research reaching beyond traditional methodologies and techniques • Actively develop staff as primary contributors to the performance management process so that they can conduct effective scientific research and independent studies. Ensure that knowledge management is performed via data compilation, review and storage in line with Company, FDA or any other equivalent accreditation authority requirements. Who we are looking for • PhD in a natural or a life sciences field, Physics is preferred. Substantial experience in interdisciplinary research and regulatory affairs. • If the required PhD is not present, the incumbent is having the proper knowledge and is able to fulfill the competencies of this position • Meaningful relevant work experience • Proven managerial experience • Functional expertise required in line with functional scope • Effective teamwork skills exercised within cross-functional project organization • Good command of English and Armenian is a must What we offer Our success depends on the people of all genders who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: a smoke-free future. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer