Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Business Development Chef, Fresh Prepared Meals for retail

County / State: Lincolnshire

Category: Development Chefs, New Product Development

Reference: FTL894313

Consultant: Frank Lomas

Start date: Asap

Salary: £40,000 - £43,000 per annum plus Bonus and Assorted Benefits


This is a hands-on role, managing a small team for a market-leading business within Fresh Prepared Meal products for the nation's favourite retailers.

Job Description

As an experienced Development Chef you could be reading this advert considering a change (as good as a rest right?!) in order to try working with a new retailer within own-label NPD. You might simply be looking for a new challenge that would offer you a step up too? Either way, there aren't many businesses like this one in the current market.

Brexit isn't scaring these guys! Our client represents one of a few truly global businesses that is embracing its UK business and as such is INVESTING in it! With this brings opportunities that will enhance your career tremendously should you join this site. Due to continued growth they have reinforced strong relationships with key customers across both premium and core retailers. There really are few comparable opportunities like this one right now in NPD for Chefs.

All we want (yeah, as if it's going to be easy...) from you is the following:

  • An excellent palette

  • A desire to bring ideas and new concepts to the kitchen table on a regular basis

  • Genuine passion and enthusiasm for the creative development process (we mean it!)

  • A track record of working with a variety of skilled Chefs in production, managing their work load in delivering tight deadlines through all stage and gate processes.

  • Commercialism

  • a GSOH (no joke)

  • Credibility (would our retailer partners believe and trust you to shape their food offering?)

It's an incredibly rewarding position and we know the team there are supportive, cooperative and for the majority of every week, love each other unconditionally! Hence, we want a Development Chef that not only knows their market, can work across category and communicate their message, hopes and dreams to those around them.

Let's start a conversation to see if this opportunity meets your needs as well you meeting its... send me your CV first then we can discuss it properly.

REF. FTL894313 By Focus Management

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