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Sensory Projects Manager (fixed term contract)

CPA Recruitment
£25,000 - £30,000
Closing date
15 May 2021

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Sensory Projects Manager


£25,000 - £30,000



Job Purpose

To effectively manage the team and co-ordinate the activities of the Descriptive Panel. Management of assigned sensory projects by effective utilisation of resources, to ensure service/project delivery, safety, quality and technical excellence.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of the Descriptive Panel (with Panel Leader responsibility) including selection, maintenance, training and performance of the team 
  • Efficient management of assigned sensory projects to fully meet client objectives, budget constraints and agreed service levels. Including, analysis and interpretation of sensory data, reporting and dissemination of results 
  • Compilation of project quotes/proposals in response to client enquiries and logging opportunities/client interactions in CRM 
  • Supporting the Section Manager to deliver the section financial targets and identification and development of new business opportunities/leads 
  • Implement the business management system, including health and safety, pertinent to the Sensory Insights Section


Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in food science/technology or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ sensory science experience,  panel leadership experience desirable
  • Professional sensory qualifications at an intermediate level
  • Proven experience in managing timely and cost-effective delivery of sensory projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and well-developed communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and specialist sensory software (desirable)
  • Competence in management of staff and resource utilisation
  • Commercial and financial awareness linked to marketing and selling sensory insights services


For further information, please contact Lesa Lynch on 020 8203 1000 or email a CV to



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.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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