Innovation Controller - 6mth FTC p/t 3 days/week
Position: Innovation Controller – 6mth FTC p/t 3 days/week
Package: up to £65k + car allowance pro-rata
Job ref: TL884870
This is a 6 month fixed term contract on a part time basis, 3 days/week. We are looking for an experienced Innovation Controller to lead the innovation strategy and plan development across a category of food brands – sizeable NPD initiatives worth 10%-20% of total category turnover.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities
- Work with category and insight teams to develop category innovation strategy and from this the innovation platforms.
- Understand and implement leading technologies available globally and implement where appropriate.
- Develop a funnel of qualified activities and pipeline of initiatives in-year and for next 2 years.
- Work with multi-functional teams to deliver projects through to start of ship.
- Senior level innovation experience, encompassing all levels from strategic pipeline development to in market delivery.
- A proven track record of bringing innovation to action which build sales, define strategy and shape organisations.
- An entrepreneurial spirit and desire to continuously look for new ideas and ways of working as well as embedding them into a team.
- High knowledge of latest methodologies and ability to define and deliver best practice.
- Commercial orientation.
- Must be available to start immediately.
Email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply.