Senior Development Manager

Paul Mitchell Associates
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Development Manager
Location: Corby
Job Type: Fulltime, Permanent
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience)
Job I.D: 9924

About our client

Our client based in Corby has a wealth of experience, a proven track record of success working alongside major retailers in the UK and deliver the best customer service in the industry.

About the role…

This is a highly Customer orientated role. You will be expected to provide continuous success in launches of innovative new products through a creative out the box development strategy in new product creation as the companies Ambassador for food nutrition, you will hold the position of centre of excellence. Through your innovation and costing analysis and using your experience of category management principle you will ensure the continual growth and category success.

Some of the key accountabilities are:

?Achieve budgeted net profit for your portfolios
oEnsure commercial strategy results are met against the core KPI's
oEnsure costs are controlled
oProducts achieve targeted distribution levels and promotional slots
?Focus on the bigger picture/strategy
?Manage focused development of new products to deliver the required margin for our customers and the business, including the completion of development costing's within agreed commercial, technical and customer briefs and timescales.
?Create new and innovative products in line with agreed business plans & market developments, showing a real flair for food & culinary trends. Thus ensuring a position of market leader rather than follower.
?Excite and inspire the customer and the business with innovation that delivers extra ordinary growth and profit.
?Challenge existing products and processes, upgrading where necessary.
?Effectively manage the development process from concept origination to product handover meeting all deadlines both internally and externally.

About you…

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Development Manager that has proven success in a similar role. You will have a strong understanding of our client's market place - products, consumer and competitors, an NPD background, an eye for innovation, creative with a real passion for FMCG. You will also have experience of one or all of the major retailers.
If you are looking for an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career you could join a great team of likeminded people who come to work every day to make a difference and share in our clients core values of being Creative, Passionate and Exceptional.