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Head of Food – New Product Development

  • Retail, Head Office
  • €150000 - €200000
  • Dublin
  • Full Time
  • Posted 7 days ago

Head of Food New Product Development

One of Ireland’s most recognisable retail brands are currently seeking a Head of Food in charge of New Product Development to grow their customer offering and lead their large, successful team of product developers.

Leading a large team of product developers, quality assessors and nutrition technologists, you will be responsible for managing the development and introduction of a diverse product area that enhances and elevates the brand’s customer offering. You will lead the companies’ direction in terms of new product development, devising the brand strategy and engaging with the consumer to develop a commercially successful range. Your main focus at all times will be on supplying competitive, high quality, value for money consumer offers.

As Head of Food- New Product Development, you will

  • Managing a large team of product developers, Quality assessors and nutrition technologists, you will be responsible for managing the development and introduction of own brand products that enhance the company’s ability to supply competitive, high quality, value for money consumer offers.
  • You will be responsible for devising the own brand strategy and engaging with the consumer to do this.
  • You will lead the companies’ direction in terms of new product development and develop a commercially successful range
  • Drive innovation & product development to deliver newness, quality and commercially focused ranges

The ideal candidate for this Head of Food New Product Development job will have-

  • Led a large team in food retail or consumer manufacturing of NPD
  • Significant strategic forumulation experience
  • Proven successful track record of leading an innovative, commercially and customer-focused product development team
  • Proven ability to set a clear vision and creating the right plan for delivery
  • Excellent influencing skills and the ability to engage wider teams and stakeholders

If you have the necessary skills and experience and are interested in this Head of Food New Product Development, please attach a CV below for the attention of Barry Whelan, CEO of Excel Recruitment.com. Alternatively, call 01-8148747 to discuss the job in complete confidence.

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