Mat Cover NPD Manager

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: New Product Development
Location:
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

I am working a leading food company in the Wembley area of London. We are looking for an NPD Manager looking to progress their career and gain new experiences by completing a 1 year FTC during maternity cover for the current incumbent.

Working in the chilled sector, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating the development for a key customer of the business as well as supporting the ongoing growth and development of the small team.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Manage the NPD Process to ensure all products are launched successfully, effectively and timely for the business working alongside technical, production, commercial and purchasing
• Accountable for the coordination and presentation of NPD to the retail customer
• Ensure product concepts are scaled up in the factory for timely accurate delivery to customer
• Manage factory trials involving the relevant technical and production personnel
• Stay up to date with all relevant food trends and food innovation
• Routinely customer facing to develop and build string and positive relationships with the customer and key personnel


The Candidate:

• Good experience at Management level in NPD
• Experience of developing junior team members
• Working in a related customer facing NPD role in the FMCG retail food sector
• Strong interpersonal skills, both internal and external
• Excellent communication and presentation skills

In return you will be offered a competitive salary £40-45K + car allowance + benefits
Please apply or contact myself for further information
Meet your consultant
Libby Stanitsas
libby@drnewitt.com

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