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NPD Projects & Category Manager

Job Title: NPD Projects & Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93852
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.46651.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 06, 2013 09:48

Job Description

A rapidly expanding business in the South East specialising in the development, procurement and supply of high quality food products and services to the airline industry is recruiting for a NPD Projects & Category Manager in response to ongoing business growth. The position is an interesting and challenging one and the successful candidate will take ownership of a growing area within the business. Responsibilities will include: * End to end project management from concept development to launch * Proactive innovation in response to market trends and customer needs * Working in partnership with existing clients and the supply base which will require some international travel * Sourcing new suppliers and building these relationships * Cross category working with other functions within the business to ensure successful product launches The ideal candidate will be: * A creative and passionate foodie with a strong commercial acumen * A self starter who will bring fresh ideas and has a proven track record of successful project management and food product development * An excellent communicator who can engage and present confidently and clearly * Experienced in working with or for a major retailer * Experienced within the dairy category If you have the vision and skills and want to join a fast growing, dynamic business that offers excellent career prospects then we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.