Senior Product Manager

Blue Spark
South East England
06 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

This is an amazing opportunity to join an innovative food brand who supply a range of premium products to the UK retailers. Internationally recognised for their high quality products, they are now looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Product Developer who has creative flair combined with the technical know-how to develop and launch new products to extend the company's product portfolio.

The Role

Reporting to the Innovation Director you’ll be accountable for leading new and existing product development as part of the innovation strategy which is in line with the business and marketing plan. Delivering exceptional quality products to create a pipeline for all European markets, you’ll manage the critical path from concept to launch ensuring projects meet key points in their development cycle and resolve any issues which arise along the way to guarantee successful launches. 

Additionally you’ll manage and motivate the product team whilst overseeing developments of creative ideas and packaging concepts which launch on time and in budget.  Whilst delivering pioneering ideas you will balance the commercial priorities with ensuring all NPD initiatives support this brands mission to become number one!

The Candidate

We're looking for an exceptionally talented, business minded Product Manager / NPD Manager who has the creative and commercial panache to lead key NPD projects for this ambitious brand. Experience will have been gained within food from either a manufacturing, brand or retail environment but you must have proven NPD successes from concept to launch, a solid technical understanding and be able to demonstrate your expertise in delivering great products to market. This is a rare chance to really build on your career with a high profile team so you will need to have exceptional project management, communication and organisational skills with the ability to drive and influence the NPD agenda for the company. Great team management skills from coaching at an individual level to project team management is also advantageous.

If you're a food fanatic looking to sink your teeth into very unique opportunity with a stand-out food brand then this could that elusive role you’ve been waiting for! Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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