Product Developer

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Product Developer

  • Location:

    Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    New Product Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000

  • Job ref:

    TM2891

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    20 Jun 2024

Our client, a leading wine & spirits business has an exciting opportunity for a Product Developer to apply their creative design skills in developing the Gifting product range and presenting these products to their key accounts. Responsibilities: • Use appropriate software to design and translate conceptual ideas into feasible product prototypes. • Collaborate with Marketing, to support promoting products to customers, and integrating new products into the portfolio. • Conduct regular market analysis and competitor research to stay ahead in the gifting landscape. • Keep abreast of market trends and identify potential new products to include in the portfolio. • Develop strong working relations with suppliers and key accounts. • Liaise with suppliers to source high-quality products and negotiate favourable terms and promote these to the key accounts. • Establish and enforce rigorous quality control and sustainability standards for all gifting products. Candidate requirements: • A relevant tertiary qualification is preferable. • Product design or development experience within the wine & spirits, food, drinks, or luxury retail industry. • Technical skills in design software or packaging. • An all-rounder who is both creative and commercially oriented. • Experience in managing relationships with major high-end accounts. • Strong understanding of market trends and consumer behaviour within the luxury food and drink sector Salary will be circa £35K to £45K + 10% Bonus. 25 leave days + 8 bank holidays The role will be based in the Hertfordshire area. Hybrid remote working options (3 days in the office)