Concept Development Manager

Relocate, Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincolnshire
Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
08 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity to work with one of the top branded and private label businesses has arrived. My Client is now looking for a Concept Development Manager to join their successful business. The role will be heavily based on innovation -  this would be the perfect opportunity for an experienced NPD Manager who is looking for their next challenge but mainly looking to put their creative mind to good use, with a business that thrives on passion and ambition. You'll take ownership of managing critical paths and building strong relationships with the retailers the business work with. 


  • Work closely with the Head of Development & Process Manager to effectively develop, communicate and deliver the NPD strategy in line with the business and category strategies.
  • Innovate new products and deliver these to the highest quality. 
  • Ensure relationships with current clients are being looked after. As well as unlocking opportunities with new customers and categories. 
  • Keeping up to date with the food market, to better products and keep ahead of competitors.
  • Monitor and benchmark product quality of existing and new products, agreeing on corrective actions and continuous improvements as necessary.
  • Oversee NPD Technologists by supporting, inspiring and motivating work being done. Making sure work is being done effectively and in the time required. 
  • Deputise for Head of NPD when required. 

Must Have: 

  • Great communication skills by being a confident and effective communicator. 
  • Strong attention to details. 
  • Be able to prioritise, as well as be solution focussed. 
  • Minimum 4 years development experience, with a proven track record in food manufacturing
  • Food-related degree or equivalent
  • Full driving licence
  • Min 2yrs experience managing direct reports

If you wish to hear more, please call Olivia on 0208 004 8411.

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