As a team leader, you are accountable for providing guidance and coaching to team members and developing the people's competencies within the team. You are also responsible to allocate resources efficiently, based on business priorities and team members' competencies. You empower the team and support the organization by preserving well-being, managing skills and improving performance. You ensure that the team delivers.
As an R&D Manager, you will have to manage (people management and technical lead) a team of R&D Engineers.