New Product Development Manager - FMCG Sector

Location
England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
Salary
Up to £45000 per annum
Posted
04 June 2019
Closes
02 July 2019
Ref
X3-88414
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a European consumer brand based in Manchester is recruiting a New Product Development Manager to join their product team. If you have extensive NPD & project management background ideally within a fmcg or chemical based environment then please get in touch! Key Responsibilities: Maintain the Product Development Stage Gate Process. Ensure all process templates are up to date and revisions made upon regular review Provide ongoing education throughout the business to communicate the process & get buy-in from key stakeholders Ensure process involves key steps to bring concept and change management to market as quickly as possible Maintain the process 'how to guides' and full process step by step procedures Report on all aspects of the project tasks to ensure they flow through the process in a well-mannered and timely fashion. Ensuring all process documentation is adhered to and maintained within the project folder Ensure the flow of information between project team members is fast and efficient, be the conduit between all departments Manage the process of costing finished goods concepts, including all commercial analysis Build, maintain and distribute a weekly project update report Manage all product set-up through workflows in Share Point Support Marketing with all aspects of Idea Generation to support idea approval. Continuing support throughout the Product Development Process Generate and maintain product life cycle reports with a view to product rationalisation or product re-generation Support Procurement in analysis of all raw material purchase and usage within manufacturing Support all 3rd Party projects and discussions. Help generate any required data and analysis Support Sales with all tender documents - including basic data, material codes, financial analysis and distribution modelling Support head-office and site with project tracking and reporting Skills Required: You must be an experienced project manager or npd manager, with experience of working with multiple projects Ability to build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, plus 3rd party organisations Strong, proven experience in a similar working environment, preferably in area of new product development of fast moving consumer goods/chemical based products Possess appropriate Project Management qualifications e.g. Prince 2 Experience of SAP R3 environment - desirable Minimum degree level education preferable, but not essential Experienced user of Microsoft Project or equivalent software Company Benefits: Salary up to £45k basic Flexible working hours, 35 hour week Finish at 1.30pm on Friday's Employer Pension 6% 24 days holiday + bank holidays

Apply for New Product Development Manager - FMCG Sector

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 8MB


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Portfolio must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 8MB


4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Marketing, Advertising & Design Jobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.


When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Marketing, Advertising & Design Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs