Product Director | Food & Grocery Insight

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Product Director | Food & Grocery Insight
Salary - £Competitive
Are you an experienced people manager with a background in marketing and insight? Are you able to create fantastic products and solutions to better serve customers? If so we want to hear from you.

About Our Client
Our client makes a real difference to the world. They work closely with their clients to develop marketing and commercial insight. The food and grocery sectors trust their insights and data, as well as utilising them for bespoke products to better serve commercial strategies. They offer consultancy services to help develop teams, business skills, supply chain, overcome commercial challenges and have a positive impact on business performance. Their solutions are data and insight-led, with a focus on facts and figures. They have numerous revenue streams are work with the industry to address economic, social and environmental issues.

About the Role
This role is all about leading your team to deliver the best possible products and solutions for the customers. You will utilise your data, insight and marketing experience to create a product offering that adds value to all customers. You will work closely with the insight and commercial teams to add value to customers and help them deliver improved commercial strategies and supply chains. You will be able to continuously assess and re-assess the products on offer to ensure that they are as forward-thinking and progressive as possible. You will tap into your people management experience to deliver this remit across your team.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a proven track record of managing a portfolio of service products with a focus on data, insight, commercial strategy, supply chain etc to add value to customers. You will have a thorough understanding of the retail supply chain - food and grocery in particular. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to lead a team to deliver various projects and business growth. Experience in scaling a business or a business turnaround project would be considered an asset, as the business has serious growth plans.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have a proven track record of managing a variety of services and solutions that add value to food or grocery customers. You will need to a leader and have real gravitas. Your communication skills will be first-rate and you will be able to form relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Application Process
The successful applicant will move through a three-stage interview process. The process will include psychometric profiling and a presentation. This process can take time to complete.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail ahead of submitting your application, please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM13251


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom

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