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Food Development Manager – Europe

£45,000 - £55,000 per annum

South East

REF: RLP895524

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Globe-trotting opportunity in branded food development…

Here you will be developing new and improved products for UK and European consumers. Looking at the latest food trends and adapting these for regional markets; you’ll be responsible for delivering exciting, commercially successful concepts.

You’ll be linking in with Food Development and Innovation colleagues globally to align product development to the brand standards and innovation strategy. You’ll be responsible for ensuring brand standards are adhered to across all regions, partnering with and influencing regional teams.

You’ll be joining a well-established brand with a loyal customer base. There’s huge opportunities to drive growth through innovation aligned to trends, particularly around healthier and plant-based options. You’ll also be working on improvements to signature products that are core to the brand.

It’s a well-supported position, working with talented colleagues across Marketing, Insight, Supplier Quality and Procurement. You’ll be based at Head Office, where there’s a development kitchen to create and test recipes. The position will involve regular travel to suppliers and European teams – where you will hold presentations to showcase concepts.

Although there’s regular travel involved, work-life balance is a key focus in this company. There’s a relaxed and informal culture at Head Office and it’s a close-knit, friendly and supportive team. It’s a business where you can get involved in a range of different projects to build on your experience and raise your profile. If you are ambitious there’s a variety of paths you could take to progress your career.

To succeed, you’ll need solid experience in food development from concept to launch. You’ll need to be confident in presenting ideas and influencing stakeholders across the business. Balancing priorities and managing multiple projects effectively are also key.

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Ref RLP895524

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