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Head of Food Innovation - Europe

Competitive salary and benefits

South East and London

REF: RLP895428

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A rare opportunity to define and deliver the innovation strategy for an expanding brand.

Opportunities like this don't come up often. A chance to be a key part of an impressive growth strategy and make a real impact on an international stage.

Working for a successful brand you will be responsible for menu development and implementation across all European markets.

It's a great time to join as the company embarks on its exciting growth plans into new markets along with further establishing its presence in existing regions.

You'll be a senior member of a close-knit and growing team in the UK and part of a large, well-established parent company that is investing heavily into its European business. In time it's expected that you will grow the Innovation function in the UK and build a successful team here. Initially you'll need to be hands-on; happy to roll up your sleeves and make things happen. This will involve working closely with your colleagues in Supply Chain, Marketing and Quality.

Your remit will include ownership of all ingredients, specifications, nutritional and allergen information. For each new market you'll be working with local suppliers to source the right ingredients and ensuring all menu items are compliant to each countries' regulations. You'll be involved in regional innovation and menu localisation whilst maintaining the brand's core products quality standards. This will include ongoing management of the menu innovation calendars across all locations.

As you'd expect, you'll need your passport. This role will involve regular travel so would suit someone who enjoys this variety and visiting new places. Ideally, you'll have experience in an international position and have evidence of successfully launching into new markets.

As we are looking for an outstanding candidate, there's an excellent salary and benefits package on offer. If you have a proven and progressive track record in food innovation and commercialisation, let me tell you more. Click apply or get in touch for further details.

Ref RLP895428

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