An international business is seeking a Product Development Manager to lead the innovation in one of their rapidly growing product categories and hence deliver creative, inspirational products that deliver first to market innovation.
- Identifying new products as well as quality enhancements to deliver a market leading category offer
- Managing NPD projects from end to end and meeting business critical deadlines
- 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
- Educated to degree level 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.
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