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    Senior Innovation Manager role

    £55,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
    • Client Side -
    • Permanent -
    • Greater London, Central London
    We are looking for a Food Innovation champion with a clear track record of innovation in the food and drink industry.

    THE COMPANY
    This leading FMCG company was launched in 2003 and is now known throughout for delivering decadently delightful delicacies.

    THE ROLE
    As Head of Innovation you will work closely with marketing and manufacturing to maintain a considered and relevant NPD pipeline as well as execute concept delivery. You will:
    - Develop a five year innovation pipeline creation
    - Develop a innovation team resource plan to deliver the 5 year innovation pipeline and work closely with the technical team
    - Lead the development of new product concepts and oversee all stages of concept and new product testing
    - Own the gate process, overseeing all stages of the gate process across all live innovation projects
    - Have line management of the innovation managers and chef team

    YOU
    To be able to apply for this role as Head of Innovation you must have:
    - Significant product manager/ NPD experience in FMCG
    - Proven experience in product development / innovation management / project management within the food industry
    - Strong understanding of food technology principles to include manufacturing, labelling and shelf life
    - Working knowledge of & familiarity with UK grocery channels is essential

    If this sounds like you apply now.
    • Discipline - innovation / npd
    • Sector - fmcg, food and drink
    • Posted - 13/03/2017
    • Ref - CEL-089143

    Your Stopgap Consultant for this job is:

    Christine Ebeling Long

    Lead Consultant


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