UK NPD Manager

North Yorkshire
Circa £45,000 + Benefits
18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
UK NPD Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Paul Nyman Consultancy are recruiting an NPD Manager for a pet food FMCG business based in the Yorkshire area, commutable from parts of East, West, North and South Yorkshire as well as North Lincolnshire.

The Business

Forming part of a larger FMCG group, this business is going through significant growth and therefore seeks an NPD Manager to join their team at one of their high-class sites in North Yorkshire. They’re one of the largest private label petfood producers in Europe given sizeable investment in their production sites, enabling them to supply high quality products to major retail customers.

The Role

As an NPD Manager you will be leading a team of individuals and be responsible for major retailer accounts.

- Supporting the NPD team through idea generation and development of new and existing ranges

- Generating new business in existing and emerging categories through improved understanding of the specific petfood category

- Analysing costings and creating commercially viable concepts

- Supporting the Operations and Technical department with new product launches

The Individual

To succeed in this role you will need to have strong project management skills and experience of managing a team. It is also essential that you have customer facing experience with the one or more of the top 6 UK retailers as relationship management is key to this role, as is growing the category and the business through this. Your understanding of this specific category will be constantly honed through interaction with the sales and marketing team and you will work hard to build strong internal relationships with them.

The Opportunity

As this business is growing from strength to strength, joining them will enable you to develop within a fully supportive environment and the opportunity to learn new things and gain exposure to a wide range of company functions to ensure that you are not stagnating within the company. 

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in NPD jobs, Technical jobs, Sales jobs, Marketing jobs & Category Recruitment across the UK.