Product Development Assistant

19 September 2018
18 October 2018
Stacey Dow
Contract Type
Full Time
A hands on role, you will be responsible for assisting the manager in driving and developing the private label arm of the business. A 360 degree role you will assist and help identify new market opportunities, consumer trends and delivering product innovation ideas.

Client Details

A global FMCG company based in London with ambitious growth plans.


Reporting directly to the Category Manager, roles and responsibilities will include:

* Assist the management of the full tender processes
* Create and sell in stories for our customers to secure new business
* Collate factual information to support post launch performance analysis
* Serve as a key point of contact liaising with European colleagues, NPD teams and commercial contacts
* Monitoring the development of categories via store checks

Supporting the effective running of the department:

* Managing a tender archive for future reference
* Maintenance of bench-marking documents to ensure up to date market knowledge for future proposals & customer presentations
* Management of Purchase Order tracker as an input to budget management


Product Development Assistant

The successful candidate will bring the following skills and attributes:

* Relative work experience welcome, but not essential
* Passionate about the food industry, and FMGC market
* Flexible & comfortable working to changing priorities
* Able to work to short deadlines & manage multiple projects
* Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
* Self-starter with a proactive style, willing to use own initiative
* Clear & comfortable communicator, both written & verbal and face to face
* Competent user of Microsoft Office packages
* Full, clean driving licence desirable, but not essential

Job Offer

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits

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