Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Interim Product Developer, Hospitality, 12 month contract

Location: South East and London

County / State: London

Category: New Product Development, Retail

Reference: RAE894646

Consultant: Roger Elliott

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum plus benefits package

Summary

Interim Product Developer role, Hospitality, 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 focussing on their progressive Hospitality area.

You will join a world class team to develop new concepts and improve the existing offering and operations at an exciting time for the business for a 12 month contract. A passion for food is essential as is an extensive knowledge of the food market, current and upcoming trends. Development experience working within QSR/high street food retail businesses would be highly beneficial. 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 market place 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.

Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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