Our client is a leading manufacturer of delicious and high quality chilled food products, committed to outstanding service, quality and value. They are looking for a proactive and passionate Site Development Manager to help build on their inspiring portfolio in order to maintain strong relationships with key customers and support business growth.
You’ll be responsible for overseeing development from concept to launch, leading your team to develop pioneering yet commercially viable concepts as well as innovative extensions to current ranges. You’ll be developing and implementing the NPD strategy, applying category management principles and consumer insights to myriad NPD and EPD projects for this fast moving site. You will also be satisfying all relevant technical and operational criteria. Driving high quality food development ideas, you’ll be managing critical paths in the lead-up to successful product launches. You will also be liaising with your key retail customers all the way through to keep them informed whilst managing their expectations effectively. You’ll be collaborating with internal teams to ensure all projects completed are underpinned by commercial understanding and customer needs. In addition you’ll actively seek out new business opportunities, conducting reviews and competitive shopping as well as benchmarking products, guaranteeing optimum market performance whilst contributing to continued growth.
Above all things you will be extraordinarily passionate about food with exceptional knowledge of product to launch in a chilled food manufacturing environment. You will be able to demonstrate familiarity with all stages of the NPD process and will be commercially astute with superb financial awareness and understanding. You will be able to influence people at all levels, with the ability to adapt your communication style to suit the audience and will be a real team player as well as dedicated to developing your team and the business. Able to think on your feet you’ll be extremely flexible to adapt to plans as they develop with an appreciation for timescales in a fast paced environment. If you are a visionary big thinker with large-scale experience leading within NPD we want to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 firstname.lastname@example.org
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