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Head of NPD

Job Title: Head of NPD
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Arab Emirates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Tax Free + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94681
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: MJS.02602.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 22, 2014 05:36

Job Description

Our client, a large multi-site food manufacturer supplying products to the leading retailers and food service industries, is currently looking for a Head of NPD with experience in flour and wheat based products in the UAE. As a Head of NPD,your responsibilities will include but not limited to the following: * Developing new and existing product ranges to keep up with brand and consumer expectations * Manage and support a team, taking the lead in developing and driving innovative product * Source new ingredients and identify opportunities that will enhance products whilst being in line with brand values. * Develop, enhance and implement procedures to support R&D technical functions * Provide leadership in the application of the scientific method and experimental design * Ensure compliance with policies and safety procedures To be considered you will need the following: * 10-15 years of experience within a food manufacturing industry * Masters Degree in Food Technology or similar industry related degree or equivalent is required. * A strong working knowledge of food manufacturing processes, quality assurance principles, ingredient supply market and market research practices * Excellent understanding of enzymes, additive and flour treatment * Strong problem solving and project management skills You will not only be rewarded with a competitive and tax-free earning potential but also with excellent career opportunities. If you feel that you have the right qualifications for this role, please send us an up to date CV. 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.