New Product Development Manager (12 months contract)

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
11 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

Are you ready to take your next career step with one of the UK’s best companies? Developing an increasingly prominent position within the market place this well-known business is going through an exciting period of growth. They are now seeking an inspirational NPD Manager who can drive quality and innovation within the Health & Beauty category.

The Role

In this fast paced and creative role you will lead the development of new products, managing the critical path from ideation stage through to launch. You’ll ensure projects meet key points in their development cycle, resolving any issues which arise along the way to guarantee successful and timely launches which perform well within time and cost parameters. Using your knowledge of current legislation requirements you’ll be translating emerging trends into commercially and technically viable products.

You’ll take ownership of key innovation projects within the Health and Beauty category and will work with internal teams and suppliers to guarantee that all resourced materials are of the highest quality so that all new products maintain the reputation of this innovative and trusted brand. You will actively seek out gaps in the competitive market place, keeping up to date with key trends and will refresh existing ranges as well as creating new products that will entice your customer and leave them wanting more.

The Person

This is the perfect opportunity for an accomplished and motivated NPD Manager with a science background. You’ll have experience within a retail and health/ beauty manufacturing environment with a proven track record of driving projects from concept to launch delivering exciting new ranges. A keen eye for emerging trends and spotting gaps in the market is essential as well as the ability to apply your technical expertise in order to guarantee that products are the best on the market. You’ll also be able to demonstrate excellent organisation and prioritisation skills where you can work on your own initiative to lead projects and achieve business targets.

If you are a forward thinking Product Developer who can add value to a world class business and be part of their exciting journey then we'd love to speak to you. Apply now or call Jacs on 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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