Senior Product Manager

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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The Company 

Be part of an innovative food movement and join a growing food brand, with a focus on creating products for health-conscious consumers. This premium brand is rapidly expanding and are already market leaders in their sector, with ambitions to make an impact in new product areas.  The brand has a big vision with exciting new possibilities and is looking for an amazing Senior NPD Manager to join their team.  

This is a hybrid role (3 days at the London HQ) with regular UK travel.
The Role

This is a great opportunity to be a key member of the Product Team in a broad role within a vibrant, entrepreneurial business. You’ll work with your manufacturing partners to develop inspirational products that are first to market and help the brand excel in their health-focussed categories.  You will take ownership of NPD and EPD projects within the stage gate process as well as take on product optimisation projects to ensure existing ranges are of the utmost quality. 

With your extensive knowledge of food, ingredients and trends, you’ll help develop new ideas, working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to drive product development.  You will help shape the brand direction and support the senior team to deliver strategic growth plans.

The Candidate 

We're looking for a talented NPD Manager who has the creative and commercial panache to deliver products for a fast-paced brand. 

You must have experience of managing products from concept stage through to launch.  Your experience will be from either a manufacturing, brand or retail environment but you must have proven NPD successes.  You must understand how to translate vision and strategy into viable products that are commercially sound.  Plant based or dairy product knowledge is highly desirable along with a food science / food technology degree.

As well as being a self- starter who can work autonomously, you will need to have superb organisational & prioritisation skills.  You’ll be a natural communicator with the ability to effectively manage, influence and engage key stakeholders.  Building strong relationships, working in collaboration and making things happen are demonstrable attributes that make you stand out.

If you're a looking to sink your teeth into unique opportunity apply now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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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. If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please feel free to contact us. 

Also, 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

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