Senior Technical Brand Manager

London
£65K + Excellent Package
16 Oct 2012
16 Nov 2012
Food Manufacturing
Permanent

 

Senior Technical Brand Manager
Iglo Group
London
£65K + Excellent Package

The Company
Iglo Group are considered to be one of the founders of the modern frozen food industry. Our category strategy is to drive frequency and penetration across our key frozen categories (fish, veg, poultry & meals).

Today the Iglo group are the market leading frozen foods business in Europe both in terms of sales and brand recognition and has a turnover of €1.5bn, with approx €0.5m of this delivered in the UK.

We produce, market and distribute branded frozen food products in 11 countries and we’re building momentum in Central and Eastern Europe including Russia and Turkey.

The role
The role is focussed on delivering large scale business insight led innovation projects. The role will cover every aspect of NPD from the formulation of the development strategy to quality improvements.

The successful candidate will be a key player in a multifunctional team and key liaison between departments. They will also represent the R&D aspects in strategy selection, project prioritization, and research planning.

Other key aspects of the role include:

- Insight gathering & concept development
- Understanding of techniques for qualitative product testing
- Food raw material & process understanding
- Product design & development
Understanding of consumer & customer requirements

The Person
To be considered for this exciting role you must have a number of years experience in NPD and Project Management some of which must be within a branded environment.

In addition to this you will ideally have a food related degree and be a natural leader with experience of coaching & motivating a team.

If you are an NPD Manager or R&D Manager with an outstanding track record of success then this role offers a fantastic opportunity to continue the growth of this iconic market leading company.

A base level of German is desired but not essential.

Lastly - This is a senior level position within the business and will include a significant amount of European travel.

 


To Apply
Please send CV & covering letter to tom@harperanderton.com or for further information please call Harper Anderton Associates – 0203 207 9036

Pre screening interviews will take place week commencing Monday 22nd October.