Group NPD Director
Role: Group NPD Director
Remuneration: £100,000 - £130,000 Salary, 10% Car Allowance, Bonus, Stock, Medical
The Advocate Group is working with a world leading FMCG client supporting their search for a Group NPD Director. The Group NPD Director is responsible for owning the delivery of the EMEA NPD projects in line with the commercial strategy which supports the growth aspirations of the business brands.They will be also be responsible for new packaging and/or packaging changes, new market launches, manufacturing extensions and reformulations.
The role will successfully execute EMEA NPD projects in collaboration with cross-functional teams such as Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, Finance and Legal.
Agrees and aligns changes to EMEA NPD priority list based on commercial rationales/commercial priorities.
Liaises with the commercial and operations teams on specific projects to support the EMEA NPD Commercialisation managers such as
- NPD Delivery
- In Market Production
Works with EMEA and US team to align ‘stage and gate’ NPD processes to ensure that the business delivers the correct information in a timely manner to meet project timelines across both finished goods and concentrate models.
Works with key stake holders to review and sense check business cases to confirm the viability of new project proposals.
Ensures that all NPD projects are running to schedule, understands challenges, reprioritises to overcome delays and communicates changes to relevant teams.
Creates innovative and pragmatic solutions to overcome potential issues and delays by working with the relevant stakeholders
Works with US based NPD team to ensure that they are fully aligned and aware of the EMEA prioritisation and project requirements.
Manage, coach, and develop marketing team members.
Champions EMEA projects in the overall global NPD priority list
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