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Senior Product Manager - Food

Blue Spark
Closing date
19 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

Driven by the ever-changing needs of their customers, this successful entrepreneurial company supplies a diverse portfolio of UK retailers with bespoke products within various categories. They are now seeking an enthusiastic and committed Senior Product Manager who can drive quality and innovation.

The Role

This is a diverse and rewarding role with responsibility for driving the innovation strategy across several product categories within the business. You’ll work closely with suppliers and cross-functional teams to continually raise the bar on product innovation, quality and integrity. You’ll develop and deliver the 2-year roadmap for innovation with a clear category and product vision, presenting ideas to internal teams at all business levels as well as to your key customers.

You will play an active role in building and developing effective relationships with manufacturing partners to set benchmarks for the best products in the market. Part of your responsibilities will also be to drive their sustainability message throughout their product portfolio.

The Person

We are looking for a talented Senior Product Manager who has experience with critical paths and development timelines as well as experience in cost management. In this high profile role you will need to be able to think on your feet, use your in-depth food knowledge and apply your NPD project management and expertise to make influential decisions. Your commercial acumen and market focus will be second to none, and you will have a proven track record of successful own label brand management. You’ll be brimming with initiative and able to develop and implement category strategy with ease. Having a natural flair for leadership would be a great advantage as you’ll be inspiring and motivating others to deliver projects with energy and enthusiasm whilst ensuring costs parameters and technical requirements are met.

If you have the skills and experience to inspire true innovation then we’d like to hear from you, so please apply now or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6302


We do our utmost to get back to candidates quickly but if you have not heard back from us within 5 days then your application has not been successful on this occasion.           

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, I am sorry to say that we are unable to respond to candidates that do not possess the required food & drink industry experience required for our vacancies.  


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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