Product & Varietal Development Manager

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Product & Varietal Development Manager

A fantastic new role has arisen with one of our largest clients who have sites across the UK with a global supply chain who supply all of the UKs major retailers and beyond. This unique role is within their NPD function for a NPD Project Lead, this is a brilliant gateway role into NPD Management if this is your career aspiration. The role will be based at their facility in Hertfordshire and reports into Insight & Innovation Manager. In this role you will be responsible for developing new product concepts, in line with internal and external briefs, manage new products, packaging formats and varieties, also existing product upgrades from concept to launch through the NPD process, to ensure lines are launched on time and on budget. Your remit will also NPD & EPD across all retail customers, working closely with our global supply base and Project management of NPD & new product variety projects. For this role my client would like you to have: One to two years’ experience in an NPD or process role (chilled product would be advantageous but not essential) Experience managing projects from concept to launch, an organised project manager A passion for food Food science/Agricultural degree preferred Experience of working with, and presenting to retailers & working with retailer gate stage process and spec systems Full UK driving license Good PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Experience of Microsoft project advantageous but not essential In return you will receive a salary of £30k plus a pension and 25 days holiday So if this role is of interest then please forward your CV by applying through this advert, if you want to discuss the opportunity in more detail then please call Giuseppe Leo at Alexander Steel on 0131 370 9191 or email him confidentially at giuseppe.leo@alexandersteele.com This a fantastic role with a brilliant business, we look forward to hearing from you.