NPD Manager

London (Greater)
Salary circa £55k plus bonus potential and other benefits
16 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a nationally recognised FMCG business? Perhaps you’re looking to take your career in a new direction and would like to work alongside one of the most exciting companies within FMCG?

Our client is one of the most captivating food products and ingredients companies in the UK, who are currently entering an exciting phase of growth and reinvestment. Supplying their products into retail and foodservice, as well as looking to expand into the wider European market, this is a really exciting time to join a business that can offer strong individuals genuine career progression and development.

The Role:

As the NPD Manager, you will create and develop new and exciting products by researching market trends and using your scientific and creative knowledge, all whilst taking into account factory capabilities.  With the opportunity to recruit and develop your own team, you will need to be very hands on, supervising trials and taste panels, whilst continually improving quality and working to a strict budget. This is a customer facing NPD role, working closely with key stakeholders both internally and externally, to manage product development briefs from concept through to launch all within set deadlines.

The successful NPD Manager will:

  • Have previous experience of NPD management within retail.
  • The ability to produce accurate costings and nutritional information.
  • Display outstanding communication skills.
  • Have previous customer facing experience.
  • Ideally have man management experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious people with high potential to become a part of an expanding, entrepreneurial food products business. The salary on offer is extremely competitive (circa £55k – £60k) with bonus potential, healthcare and pension. For a confidential discussion, please email or call Matthew Barker on 07891245724.