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      NPD Manager

      up to £65,000 Location: South East / Home Counties Product: Prepared Ref: 61273

      This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-known UK food business which employs over 40,000 people throughout the UK. The company are passionate about their workforce and are heavily focused on employee engagement, training and development. There is excellent room for quick progression and even the opportunity to travel with the company and work in foreign markets!

      The job

      The business is venturing on an exploratory mission to increase their network of experienced NPD/ Senior NPD Managers at the next stage of their career with a view to nurturing and developing top talent into key innovation positions within the business.

      You will bring the innovation pipeline to life through creating and launching craveable, new, on-trend flavours for limited time offers that bring excitement for the Instagram generation.

      To deliver this, you will work closely with marketing partners, suppliers, technical and supply chain teams. Creativity, passion and culinary expertise will be essential in this team and will be instrumental in driving a food culture within the business as well as inspiring global markets.

      This position has management responsibility for NPD Technologists, coaching them to deliver flawless execution of all new products to our restaurants and consumers.

      Your experience

      You will be a highly ambitious and career driven individual; this role offers fantastic scope for progression with a view for the post holder to rapidly move into senior roles within the business.

      You will be educated to a degree level in a food science/technology discipline and possess strong NPD management experience (5 years+) working on products from concept to launch in the retail, restaurant or food manufacturing sector. To succeed, you will be hugely passionate about food, possess strong communication skills plus have a creative, flexible and innovative approach. Being internationally mobile is also a big plus!

      More details

      The NPD Manager job is based in the South East / Home Counties region and is paying up to £65,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The business offers excellent optional benefits including dental cover, company pension, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, medical insurance and many more!

      How to apply

      If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the NPD Manager job, please click the Apply button.

      Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Giverny Medhurst, giverny@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 61273.

      What happens next?

      After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

    • Giverny Medhurst
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      To discuss this vacancy call Giverny Medhurst our Recruitment Consultant

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