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Food Development Manager

Job Title: Food Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90615
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SOM.50038.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 23, 2012 09:08

Job Description

FOODIES WANTED! A fantastic opportunity has arisen within this branded foodservice business! This is a company with a clear vision about creating commercially viable, good quality, fresh and innovative food. Reporting to the Head of NPD and managing a small team you will be responsible for the whole product development process from idea generation to launch. Working closely with the marketing, buying and technical teams you will ensure that all new and existing products are safe, of sound quality and adhere to industry and the company standards. With a professional Chef qualification and ideally a food related degree, you will be a true foodie. Currently working within a retail or foodservice environment you must have a great understating of the NPD process. Creating new, exciting and commercially viable products in line with company procedures and time lines. You will possess excellent relationship management skills and be comfortable communicating and negotiating with people at all levels.