Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Interim Product Developer, 12 month contract, London

County / State: London

Category: New Product Development

Reference: RAE894081

Consultant: Roger Elliott

Start date: Asap

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum (pro rata) Plus Benefits Package

Summary

Interim Product Developer role - 12 month contract - market leading London based food business.

Job Description

This Interim Product Developer role provides the opportunity to work with a highly regarded, innovative and market leading food business.

The successful candidate will formulate and deliver product development following the category plan and business strategy for a 12 month period. A passion for food is essential as is an extensive knowledge of the food market, current and upcoming trends. Strong presentation and influencing skills are a must have.

Accountabilities include –

  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of food trends, packaging innovation and ingredients
  • Deliver product development strategy, developing products in line with the brand values
  • Maintain a knowledge and understanding of the strategy through communicating closely with the Sales, Development, Marketing and Technical teams
  • Identify commercial product development opportunities within your product category
  • Work in partnership with the supply base, ensuring that suitable products are developed and that progress is monitored
  • Ensure critical path targets for product development are met, liaising closely with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure new product ideas and trends are explored to ensure developed products meet the customers high expectations

This Interim Product Developer role provides a fantastic opportunity for a Product Development expert to enhance their career further with a business that has earned its strong reputation in the marketplace through providing customers with high quality and innovative products for many years.

If you’re available now or with up to a months’ notice and this sounds like your next role then please apply now.

REF. RAE894081 By Focus Management

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Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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