Head of Innovation - Food Ingredients

Employer
Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location
Suffolk
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Closing date
11 Dec 2020
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Opportunity to join a well-established and ambitious food ingredients business.

We are looking for a Head of Innovation with a good understanding of consumer trends and customer needs.

You will be joining an already successful ingredients business with international reach. It has significant investment planned to support the growth strategy and this is a key role to ensure its success.

You will be a curious innovator abreast of modern food trends with the ability to translate these into commercially successful applications.

It's a great time to join and be part of this driven senior management team. As the company looks to diversify and grow, you'll be there the challenge the status quo and keep the business ahead of the competition. This will involve identifying opportunities to create products that meet customer needs; using your understanding of functional benefits to target different food sectors.

You'll have experience working in a growing ingredients business, ideally with a good network of customers in different categories in the UK and internationally. You'll have forged strong working relationships with customers' innovation teams and have created products with clearly understood benefits for them.

We are looking for an individual who will be highly motivated by the company's growth strategy, a pro-active individual with an R&D background and commercial acumen. If you're looking for an opportunity with real scope, autonomy and the investment to succeed, you should get in touch.

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Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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