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Project Manager - Innovation

Job Title: Project Manager - Innovation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35 - £40K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87250
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SOM.87504.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 28, 2012 14:27

Job Description

With one of the quickest growing and well loved brands in the UKs food industry, our client have enjoyed phenomenal success since their launch just 5 years ago. With challenging yet realistic plans in place for future development, they are now looking for an Innovation Project Manager, a role of pivotal importance within this innovative and inspirational organisation. Reporting to the Head of Food, your role will be to manage new product development projects with exceptional precision and exacting standards at all times. Working alongside a team of creative concept and product developers you will constant seek new innovation ideas and work these into commercially viable new products. Pulling together a cross functional team you will have responsibility for the completion of the project and will co-ordinate with NPD, Supply Chain, Marketing, Logistics as well as existing and new co-manufacturers. Educated to degree level, you will be an expert project manager with a background working within a food environment. Good food must be a personal passion of yours and you will be on top of current and future food trends and be always looking for the next new innovation. With proven experience in either an NPD/Innovation or Supply Chain role you will be a proactive self starter with the ability to make things happen. Presenting to internal and external stake holders will be a key part of this role so professional communication and negotiation skills are required. This is a fantastic opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual to have a play a huge part in the future success of one of the UKs most exciting and innovation food businesses.