Interim New Product Development Manager

Blue Spark
East of England
£dailyrate + expenses
26 Feb 2018
26 Mar 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

Are you a creative, skilful NPD expert looking for your next contract where you can take the reins and lead projects to guaranteed success? This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking manufacturer, working with pride and passion to produce a plethora of innovative branded and own label products for the major UK retailers.

The Role

In this rewarding interim role you’ll work closely with key customers and play an instrumental part in driving innovation projects for this esteemed food business. Through applying your in-depth industry expertise you’ll effectively lead and develop new products from concept to launch in line with customer briefs and timescales. You’ll also explore the latest food trends and identify opportunities for new business whilst keeping a clear and logical approach regarding production feasibility, ensuring the highest levels of quality and efficiency throughout the NPD process. Further responsibilities in this fast paced role will include the management of the critical path, evaluating products at all stages of development and driving continuous improvements to ensure successful launches into the market place.

The Person

We are looking for a talented NPD Manager with a strong background in delivering products for the major retailers, covering all bases from recipe management to food processing. You’ll have a proven record of leading a team to launch amazing new products into the retail market, utilising first class communication and people management skills to encourage the creative abilities of your colleagues. An expert in organisation and prioritisation, you’ll also be able to jump in with both feet to efficiently drive the direction of key projects.

So if you’re a passionate Interim NPD Manager looking for the chance to make a difference in a fast paced environment then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call Jacs 0345 2600 737 for more information.


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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