Head of Food Development

Up to £50000 per annum
05 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018
Jason Kilbride
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Role: Head of Food Development
Salary: £50,000pa plus package
Location: Oxfordshire

An innovative and creative business in the food sector has an excellent opportunity for an experienced food development professional to join its ranks. Heading up the development team this role will be focussed on developing, leading and executing a food development plan on behalf of the business, ensuring that opportunities are maximised to their fullest potential.

A customer facing role you will be ensuring customers stay ahead of the development curve and position the business as an innovative and forward thinking supplier. So commercial acumen is key as well as a strong development background. Within the role you will be leading the development team and targeting/measuring a profitable return on the food development investment. Across the business you will work closely with the procurement and commercial teams assisting in new business and increasing current customer revenue streams.

Ideally you will have experience within a development role in the fresh food sector with a track record of innovation. You will be commercially astute and in your formative years worked as a chef. You will be spending large parts of this role with customers so presentation and communication skills are vital. You will be customer focused and solutions driven, being able to demonstrate to them a history of this throughout your career.
This really is a once in a lifetime chance to work with a great employer and be autonomous!

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