An international food business, currently undertaking global projects to gain competitive advantage, is seeking for an exceptional Product Development Manager to join its growing meat team in Dubai:
As a PD Manager, will be responsible for:
- leading the development of new products and be accountable for the execution of agreed product development objectives and strategies for the company marketing calendar
- development of strong relationships with key contacts internally (Supply Chain, Marketing, Restaurant Excellence and Operations) and externally, especially with Franchisees and Suppliers
- develop technical standards and training materials in conjunction with the Restaurant Excellence team or new product/equipment launches
- develop and improve capabilities of suppliers for NPD and PD within the region
To be successful in this role, you must have:
- a degree in Food Science / Technology or other related field
- at least 2 years' experience in meat manufacturing NPD ideally in breaded meats and burger products
- strong project management, analytical, investigative and troubleshooting skills
- excellent organizational skills and an ability to communicate and influence the organization
- sound management level planning, organising, leading and controlling skills.
If you are a commercially minded, highly talented and skilled product development professional ready for the next step in your career, please do not hesitate to apply.
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