Exclusive – NPD Manager

Posted 5th March 2019 (3 weeks ago)
  • North West London (Reading/Berkshire/Oxfordshire)
  • plus benefits
  • circa £38k

The Opportunity

Exclusive – NPD Manager


This award-winning, household name is looking for an experienced NPD Manager with branded and retail background and a genuine passion for the Food Industry.  This is a fast paced, growing business with a fantastic reputation for quality.


Based at their state of the art factory and working closely with Operations and Technical this is a genuinely fantastic role for the right person – someone that is confident and ready for a challenge to have a major impact on the growth of the business!  Their products are awesome and so are the people!


Posted by:           NPD Manager
Location:             North West London (Reading/Berkshire/Oxfordshire)
Salary:                  circa £38k plus benefits


The Candidate:


  • Are you educated to degree level or equivalent in Food Science or a related discipline?
  • Significant experience in FMCG or similar environment with a minimum of 5 years of team management experience?
  • Can you demonstrate project management from concept brief to launch?
  • Are you able to manage multiple projects to agreed schedules?
  • Experience in all retailer quality systems.


If you can answer “yes” to the above questions, please read on….


The Role:


  • You will own NPD projects for both Own Label and Brand product development
  • Lead and develop your team (currently a direct report of one).
  • You will lead by example, unpick problems and support your team to develop solution, change processes.
  • You will install the WOW factor into all food development – they strive to be the very best!
  • You will present critical paths at each stage of development to show control of development from start to finish.


The Company:


  • A thriving and growing food manufacturer with exciting expansion plans
  • A global business with a friendly, family feel.
  • Supply to Retailers Nationally


What to do next:


Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, email your CV to keeley.grindrod@silven.co.uk with KG/NPDR as a reference or give me a call on 0161 832 7463 and I’ll be more than happy to have a chat and give you more information!

Not for you? That’s ok! Maybe you know someone who would be suitable for this position? Pass them the link!