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Product Development Manager

Job Title: Product Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94716
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.52736.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 17, 2014 17:26

Job Description

A major Global business is now looking for a Product Development Manager to join their team. As a Product Development Manager, your role will be to support the Category in the development of creative, market leading innovative products that deliver first to market innovation for your category. Key Responsibilities: * Identifying new products as well as quality enhancements to deliver a market leading category offer * Ensuring all elements of the category deliver quality and value to meet customer expectations * Constantly keeping ahead of food trends to deliver a proactive development model and hence first to market npd * Optimising the brand through packaging, design and PR * Providing expert development and product support to the business and deliver products to the customer that conforms to all policies and regulations The successful candidate will have: * Experience as a food development specialist in the supply base or a development technologist in retail * Experience with bringing successful and innovative new products to market * Relevant degree or equivalent formal qualification is desirable * Demonstrated leadership and customer focus skills * Ability to gain commitment and influence a number of different stakeholders both internally and externally * Good project management and process knowledge * Ability to operate in a fast paced environment This is a role for a passionate product developer looking for a role that will take their career to the next level so if this sounds like the position for you 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.