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(Senior) Technical Manager – Health, Beauty & Household - FTC

Blue Spark
Home Based
Closing date
5 Feb 2021

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The Company

With a focus on quality led innovation this world class business is looking for an accomplished senior technical professional to deliver the product and technical strategy for their health, beauty and household brands.

The Role

In this high profile role you will work closely with business leaders to create and deliver strategic plans for a broad product portfolio.  You will lead a team of technologists to drive technical excellence and ensure that all products meet the levels of brand integrity consumers expect. As well as being the brand guardian of quality, safety and legality, you will also be working to meet sustainability and CSR goals.

Working strategically with manufacturing partners, creating a shared vision and implementing joint business plans is a key aspect of this role. 

You will work closely with NPD teams to support the development of outstanding new products, inputting on compliance and technical standards.  You will also drive the technical innovation agenda to identify areas that that could lead to differentiation of product or deliver sustainability targets.

The Person

Suit an influential technical manager with expertise in health, beauty or household product categories.  Must have experience of managing technical strategy within these sectors as well as working with third party manufacturing partners and proven experience of delivering excellence.  Along with strong technical capabilities and knowledge of quality, safety and compliance, you must also have an understanding of sustainability and CSR.

As an experienced leader you will have well-honed people management skills and can cultivate a high performing team that can reach their full potential. Building relationships and influencing key stakeholders will come naturally to you along with commercial awareness and a passion for technical product innovation.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection
• Advertised Search
• Executive Search
• Database Search
• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34/36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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