Innovation & Insight Manager

Better Placed
England,West Yorkshire
18 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Alex Hamilton
Job Discipline
Innovation & NPD
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Innovation & Insight Manager

Better Placed are looking to recruit an accomplished marketer or Innovation Manager to lead on all things insight and innovation.

We are looking for a true innovator, with exceptional innovation experience, gained from either an FMCG or consumer focussed industry. This is a newly created position for a hugely successful, well invested business which continues to grow year on year.

This is an exciting role with huge career growth prospects as you will be joining in a period of aggressive company growth fuelled by increasing demand and investment.

Summary of the Innovation Manager role:

If you have a proven track record of delivering strategic & successful NPD through consumer insights, then you will flourish within this forward thinking consumer business.


* Driving a constant pipeline of innovation to ensure continued business growth and be responsible for ensuring the right level of focus and attention is given to innovation as a key source of that business growth.
* Working collaboratively with the brand teams to ensure all innovation is on brand strategy and aligned to brand objectives
* Developing insight based concepts and validating these through a variety of different research techniques, ensuring investment levels are in line with size of brand
* Identify where there are gaps in knowledge and recommending ways in which we could enrich our understanding of the category/ consumer
* Briefing and managing research projects and customer data with external agencies, whilst having the analytical skills and a questioning mind in order to draw conclusions, and put in place projects that meet those needs.
* Keeping abreast of trends and new insight, attending conferences and exhibitions across Europe and the UK.

Location and Remuneration:

An Innovation & Insight manager position based in West Yorkshire.

Competitive package on offer + Bonus - Flexi time, teams socials and more..

To find out more about this role please apply with CV and a brief covering letter or please get in touch with or contact him on 0113 236 4040

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