Group NPD Director

Location
London
Salary
£100k - 130k per year + Bonus + 10% Car Allowance
Posted
05 Sep 2018
Closes
03 Oct 2018
Ref
LM2
Contact
Lee McNally
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Role: Group NPD Director 

Location: London 

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.

 

Responsibilities:

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 

 

If this role is of interest then please 'APPLY NOW' for a confidential conversation. 

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