Senior Manager, New Product Development & Insights

4 days left

Location
England,London
Salary
£75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Ref
3664202
Contact
Paul Gould
Job Discipline
Innovation & NPD
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
New Product Development & Insights / London / £85,000 / Quick Service Restaurants

Your new company
A market leading quick service restaurant are looking for a New Product Development Senior Manager to join their London Team. The business is a thought leader within their industry and are forward thinking with a passion for creativity along with results. They are pioneers within the food industry and are ahead of the game with their tech adoption, whilst also having its people at the heart of the business.


Your new role
This role will head up development of all new product development within the UK & Ireland, using valuable data, insights and research to ensure the brand remains on trend and in line with customer demand. This role is hands on, whilst also strategic and is a fine balance of both. You will be developing exclusive products with short and long lead strategies. You will deliver innovative products, on-time, within budget from conception, to testing to in-store launch. You will manage end-to-end projects, have close relationships with senior stakeholders, suppliers and the supply chain team to make sure that exclusive products are marketed and communicated properly. You will be responsible for project costs and margin management, supporting the Senior Marketing Director, ensuring the right level of food industry research and analysis is being carried out to provide insights and develop high quality innovative products. You will have 2 direct reports within marketing.


What you'll need to succeed
You will be a highly skilled NPD Manager with a proven track record in the Food Industry, specifically QSR. You will have strong leadership and coaching skills and have demonstrable skills of designing exclusive new products from concept to inception, you will be passionate about the food industry and have extensive knowledge of it, you will be strategic but also operational with the ability to roll up your sleeves and get things done. You will need you will need strong project management and negotiation skills with the ability to influence at all levels. You will be skilled at the analysis of sales data and market research and insights.


What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a salary of up to £85k (dependent upon experience), be based in stunning London offices and a key part of a forward thinking, marketing leading QSR business.


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