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Senior NPD Manager

Job Reference:
V/12829/EFB
Date Posted:
31 October 2017
Location:
Middlesbrough
Salary:
£65,000 depending on experience
Sector:
Food
Job Function:
NPD
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Description

The client I am representing in this search, is home to some of the most iconic brands in Britian. They focus on snack products and serve all UK retailers. They focus on the customer, by listening to what they want - they are able to create products that are timeless and also on trend. They are passionate about what they do and passionate about their products.

They are looking for a Senior NPD Manager. Candidates need to have at least 2 years management experience and 5 years Food Manfacturing experience. This doesn't have to be within the snacking industry, however candidates should have good understanding of the market and trends within that market.

Responsibilities:

  • To develop and retain the team members and direct reports. Work closely with the key team members to ensure that individual and team performances are reaching targets.
  • To work with the Head of NPD to develop and deploy new innovation strategies, in line with business plans to ensure that NPD and Innovation continues to lead the market.
  • In addition to managing the department, there will be customer facing responsibilities - building and strengthing external relationships.
  • Working internally with marketing and sales teams to ensure that budgets and deadlines are successfully met.
  • As well as Day-to-Day tasks expected of an NPD Manager.

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