NPD Manager

£35000 - £40000 per annum + + 10% bonus
16 Apr 2012
14 May 2012
Andrew Muir
Full Time

Our client is a market leading FMCG business with an outstanding portfolio of brands and an ambitious growth strategy. As a result of significant investment into the business an opportunity has arisen for a success driven, creative and innovative NPD manager to join their existing talent pool.

The key remit of the role is the development of a creative, market leading innovation pipeline that delivers first to market innovation for your designated category. Reporting to the NPD Controller you will be responsible for the end to end NPD process. You account manage all phases providing the business with detailed category and product knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have over five years experience of bringing successful and innovative new food products to market. Experience gained in both a manufacturing and retail setting will be advantageous. You will be a confident and capable communicator able to influence at all levels. Relationship building skills with key clients are a vital part of the role therefore candidates should have an adaptable and approachable personality.