Connecting to LinkedIn...

Head of NPD

Get similar jobs by email. Register with us now.

Job Title Head of NPD
Contract Type Permanent
Industry
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Start Date ASAP
Duration
Our Reference Q93592
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection - KAH.01191.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Advertised over 3 years ago

Job Description

Head of NPD A great opportunity has arisen to lead a highly skilled NPD team within a dynamic and fast paced food service business. You will be responsible for leading the innovation agenda to maintain a leading product offer that meets customer needs and responds quickly to new market trends. In addition you will: * Manage all activity within the agreed NPD Budget * Manage all aspects of the development kitchen * Lead & develop a high performing NPD team – managing the individual and team performance to deliver business objectives * Working with brand team briefs and supplier innovation, create a constant flow of new products for evaluation and demonstration to the business * Coordinate NPD development sessions with Brand teams, International/Ops reps and clients * Ensure cross functional working throughout the NPD process to guarantee the successful implementation of new products and ranges * Liaise with international teams to ensure transfer of best in class innovation and product knowledge across the entire business The ideal candidate will have: * Previous food development experience with multiple brands in a catering or retail environment * A proven track record in delivery of commercially astute and consumer relevant new product * Experience in managing and developing a team of chefs and kitchen staff * An ability to positively influence colleagues, managing subjective issues with sensitivity * A flexible and adaptable approach with excellent team working skills * An ability to manage complex and multiple tasks with good prioritization skills * Chef or food technical qualifications * A genuine passion for food If this sounds like the opportunity for you then we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Ref: Q93592 | Published: over 3 years ago

THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED

Similar Jobs

NPD Assistant Manager
£20,000 - £30,000 | Dubai Ref: Q102331 | Published: 23th Jan 2017

This is an exciting opportunity for an NPD Assistant Manager to progress their career with one of...

NPD Site Manager
£40,000 - £60,000 | Dubai Ref: Q102330 | Published: 22th Jan 2017

Job Description: A leading Retail company is looking to hire an NPD Site Manager to be part of th...

Head of Operations
£80,000 | London Ref: Q75371 | Published: 24th Jan 2017

Head of Operations required to spearhead domestic developments. Head of Ops will be responsible f...

Head of Buying
£110,000 - £130,000 | London Ref: Q102090 | Published: 19th Jan 2017

This highly admirable Luxury retailer has an exciting Head of Buying role to be based in the hear...

Head of Merchandising
£45,000 - £45,000 | Norfolk Ref: Q102167 | Published: 17th Jan 2017

A market leading retailer, known for its trailblazing initiatives in their industry, is looking f...

Sign In