Food Ingredients Development Manager Part time
Excel Recruitment is seeking a Food Ingredients Development Manager for this exciting and interesting part-time role (1-year contract role). This can be a 2-day week job.
This is a rewarding and interesting role for a candidate with commercial experience in food ingredients, who is interested in continuing their career on a part-time basis.
Hours of work can be 2 full days per week or four half days. Whichever is most suitable for the successful candidate.
As Food ingredients development Manager, you will work with a large volume of Irish suppliers and manufacturers. You will evaluate the commercial feasibility of their food ingredients assessing suitability for large scale food production use and marketing opportunities.
You will work closely with suppliers/manufacturers and advise them on upscaling, research of the market, available insights and trends influencing the food ingredients sector.
The role requires a technical and commercial understanding of the capabilities of a food ingredient supplier/manufacturer. Successful candidates should possess 5+ years commercial/technical or marketing experience in a food ingredients business.
We are looking for a candidate who has a strong budget management experience, a passion for the food industry and the ability to manage a variety of stakeholders, whilst working with cross functional teams.
Key Role Accountabilities
- To support the development and implementation of commercial supplier strategy
- To drive the delivery of development & generation of product opportunities
- To identify and rectify capability development needs
- To drive an insight led approach to product development
- To become a market expert in the trends influencing the food ingredients sector
This is an amazing role for a passionate, commercial and experience food ingredient executive looking to balance work and life with a part time position.
Salary: €250-350.00 per day
Sarah Hurley is handling the recruitment for this role in complete confidentiality. Please upload your CV below and she will be in touch should you have the correct experience for the position.
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