Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Head of Food, London and Somerset

Location: South East and London

County / State: London and Somerset

Job type: Permanent

Category: New Product Development

Reference: MDW893659

Consultant: Maneeza Williams

Start date: Asap

Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 per annum plus Benefits


This is an amazing opportunity to join a successful branded high-end food business as Head of Food across two sites.

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing branded food business with an amazing team as Head of Food reporting into the Marketing Director, whilst working closely with business Owner. This is a critical position and will play a pivotal role in the strategic growth of the business.

This is a multi-site role; London and Somerset. The span of control covers all things food, taking dishes from concept to launch including Food Strategy, Team Leadership and Customer Relationships.

You will be responsible for the design and implementation of the food strategy combining consumer insight and market trends with your knowledge of food.

Together with the team, you will define the food values and bring them to life through dishes and ensure the business has a strong food development process that can translate innovation into market leading dishes.

In essence, you will inspire everyone in the business with your passion for food and knowledge of the latest trends and restaurant openings.

The ideal candidate will be a “foodie” with real passion for food. You will be convincing in front of Customers and be seen as an additional resource to the Customer Team. You will be confident and bold with a successful track for delivering market leading new dishes.

The leadership and engagement piece is strong - you must be able to engage at all levels internally within the business whilst developing strong relationships externally with Customers and Suppliers.

You will be highly self-aware with both IQ and EQ that is focused on the interests of the business performance rather than self.

This is a superb opportunity to bring your high standards and an outstanding food product to the market. Send your CV today or call for more information.

REF. MDW893659 By Focus Management

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