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Innovations Manager

Job Reference:
V/12992/EFB
Date Posted:
20 December 2017
Location:
Aberystwyth, Wales
Salary:
Up to £42,000 depending on experience
Sector:
Food
Job Function:
NPD
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Description

An incrediable and innovative diary focused company are on the search for, an experienced and creative leader to manage their Innovation Team.

Your responsiblities are simple; to lead, develop and execute innovation projects which deliver product excellence and return on investment. In addition to this role, you will be expected to manage and motivate your team, ensuring growth across dedicated categories/ranges. Another key strand to this role will be to ensure the consistent delivery of innovative, high quality product ranges which reflect and adhere to the company's brand values. This company started small and has grown to international markets however the company still has a brilliant close knit feel.

Ideally candidates will be educated in a relevant discipline, you will currently hold a senior development role within either a food manufacturing or retailer environment. You will need to prove that you are a true leader, possessing the necessary gravitas to influence key stakeholders, taking an instrumental role in shaping the future innovation strategy. With an innate understanding of consumer tastes and preferences, you will react swiftly to identify trends and deliver products which exceed expectations. Experience in diary is needed, even if your most recent role is within a different sector.

This is a high profile and strategically important role and as such, offers the successful candidate the rare opportunity to impact significantly in a well-known and well respected business. So if you feel you have the passion, drive and creative flair to succeed in this fast-paced environment then we want to hear from you.

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