New Product Development Manager (2713/22v)

Salary: £60000 -£65,000
Location: North London – one day home working
Reference: 2713/22v
Benefits: Bonus + Benefits

New  Product Development Manager -NPD

Based: North London – one day home working

Circa £60-£65,000 + Bonus + Benefits



Reporting to the marketing director and working collaboratively with key stakeholders across the business to develop and source NPD across branded and private label products


The NPD role:

  • Owning and managing the NPD process from initial ideas to launch
  • Utilize data, trend and category information to make sure our NPD products match changing consumer needs
  • Responsible for the co-ordination of projects ranging in scale and complexity from new product launches to minor design amends
  • Responsible to ensure that project timelines are met and facilitate prioritisation decisions
  • Responsible to ensure that established departmental processes & procedures are utilized & maintained, i.e stage & gate process
  • Work with the brand team to produce compelling NPD presentations for the national account team
  • Work with technical and operations to ensure our facilities are used at maximum efficiency
  • Primary liaison with the l stakeholders and their Design & Technical Agencies to ensure all parties are fully briefed and objectives agreed
  • Ensure that staff training requirements, on new products, are identified and that training is completed before product first production


  • You:
  • Successful track record in new and existing product development
  • Data literate and problem solving ability
  • Budget management expereince
  • Full understanding of NPD process in a manufacturing environment
  • Desirable but not essential - Degree level or equivalent in a food related subject



Do you love food? Then you will love working here with this highly capable team.  In the last 10 years this Group has seen year on year growth; so a real modern day success story.  Unlike many other businesses today they are even more versatile, focussed and ambitious than ever before.  As a business they have their own brands and some international licences.




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