Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Site Development Manager, Scotland

Location: Scotland

County / State: Scotland - Central Belt

Job type: Permanent

Category: New Product Development

Reference: LMW15045a

Consultant: Lucy Mckinna-Whitby

Start date: Asap

Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 per annum plus Competitive Salary Plus Package


Scotland is calling you!

Job Description

What an amazing opportunity this is to join a market-leading chilled food manufacturer. With an outstanding reputation for product innovation and delivery of original, delicious products you can certainly be proud of being a part of this NPD team.

Our client is looking for an experienced Development Manager to join its team of professional Food Developers. You will already have worked within own label manufacturing - ideally, chilled foods but certainly short shelf life - in the NPD arena. This is a management role, so we will be looking for someone who has significant experience of managing a team.

Working with the major retailers will be a key part of this role.

The Development Manager will need to have outstanding communication skills;

  • Interacting regularly with the customer
  • Inspiring them with first to market product ideas
  • Building relationships through listening and acting on briefs is key
  • Sharing your knowledge and adding suggestions in to the mix all help to ensure that these relationships are maximised to the full potential

Based in Scotland does mean that a degree of travel to the customer will be required for the Development Manager. Obviously, while away for overnights the opportunity to sample the new restaurants and food establishments around London will be a part of the remit. Keeping abreast of current trends is, after all, key to this role!

Before you dismiss the idea of moving to Scotland if you live in the South, have a look at the cultural aspects to this country. This role offers a relocation package and the opportunity to work close to one of the most beautiful cities in the world should not be dismissed lightly! Join a business that is going places and has the potential to enable you to grow and develop your career. You will be working with a retail customer that expects the very best - in quality, innovation and service. Add this experience on to your CV and you will never look back, as this appointment will be viewed as a career defining role.

If you would like to find out more about this role then send in your CV today!

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REF. LMW15045a By Focus Management

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