NPD Manager - Retail Facing

competitive DOE + benefits.
20 Mar 2019
17 Apr 2019
Keeley Grindrod
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

NPD Manager – Retail Facing

This award-winning, household name is looking for an experienced NPD Manager with branded and retail background and a genuine passion for the Food Industry. This is a fast paced, growing business with a fantastic reputation for quality.

Posted by: NPD Manager
Location: North West London (Reading/Berkshire/Oxfordshire)
Salary: competitive DOE + benefits.


Based at their state-of-the-art factory and working closely with Operations and Technical this is a genuinely fantastic role for the right person – someone that is confident and ready for a challenge to have a major impact on the growth of the business! Their products are awesome and so are the people!

The Candidate:

  • Are you educated to degree level or equivalent in Food Science or a related discipline?
  • Significant experience in FMCG or similar environment with a minimum of 5 years of team management experience?
  • Can you demonstrate project management from concept brief to launch?
  • Are you able to manage multiple projects to agreed schedules?
  • Experience in all retailer quality systems.

If you can answer “yes” to the above questions, please read on..

The Role:

  • You will own NPD projects for both Own Label and Brand product development
  • Lead and develop your team (currently a direct report of one).
  • You will lead by example, unpick problems and support your team to develop solution, change processes.
  • You will install the WOW factor into all food development – they strive to be the very best!
  • You will present critical paths at each stage of development to show control of development from start to finish.

The Company:

  • A thriving and growing food manufacturer with exciting expansion plans
  • A global business with a friendly, family feel.
  • Supply to Retailers Nationally

What to do next:

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, email your CV to with KG/4628 as a reference or give me a call on 0161 832 7463 and I'll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!
Not for you? That's ok! Maybe you know someone who would be suitable for this position? Pass them the link!

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