NPD Concept Manager - 12 months with possibility of perm

CPA Recruitment
Berkshire/Hampshire commutable
£competitive + bonus + benefits
Closing date
1 Nov 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Development Manager (FTC)


Competitive + benefits

This global, blue chip manufacturer is offering a unique opportunity to join a successful NPD team working with some well-known branded products.  


An instantly recognisable brand with a global reputation at the forefront of product innovation. This business is expanding their R+D team and offering the chance to develop your long term career.

Key Accountabilities

Reporting to the Development Director, this role takes control of developing branded products from concept to launch. You will get involved in the development of new process technologies and the use of new ingredients to improve the products and keep in line with market trends. This role works closely with the product quality team to ensure the highest standards and with marketing to design the brand strategy based on new technology and consumer insight. You will be responsible for driving innovation and developing the NPD strategy, supporting the director in engaging the whole team to exceed customer expectations.

Personal Profile

  • Passion for the technical development of food and beverages.
  • Proven multi-project management skills
  • Strong technical knowledge which you are able to apply in a commercial setting
  • Able to work well in a large cross functional team and lead projects  
  • Food Science or Food Technology degree
  • Full driving licence and flexibility to travel abroad

Ref Code: FMW38492

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Sarah Goodman to

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Contact Us
  • Eclipse House
  • 20 Sandown Road
  • WD24 7AE
  • GB
  • 020 8203 1000
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