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New Product Development Manager

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Annalie Graham

  • Contact email:

    Annalie@armstronglloyd.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JO0000000853_1585561758

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-29

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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New Product Development Manager - FMCG

  • Permanent, full-time
  • Lovely offices based in Crawley, West Sussex RH10
  • Salary c. £40,000 pa + benefits

The company

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading B2C global company that is producing revolutionary products in beauty and wellness. With recognised brands sold online and in top retailers, you will be managing a top beauty line and also support on other categories in a collaborative team effort.

This is a fairly small marketing and Brand team therefore you will have a high level of visibility and autonomy allowing you the freedom to do great things with the brands!

The role as NPD Manager

  • Drive the NPD process across multiple brands right from conception through to launch
  • Control the gate process, including completion of administration throughout the process
  • Work closely with NPD, Sales, Marketing, logistics and Sales with a focus on product launch timelines and delivering within brand guidelines
  • Manage sourcing new suppliers and conducting meetings as necessary
  • Assist with supply chain negotiations and undertake gap analysis and competitor reviews
  • Market gap analysis and competitor reviews

Skills & Experience

  • Ideally 2 plus years demonstrable NPD management experience
  • Excellent understanding of the NPD process
  • Ideally degree or equivalent in project management or similar area
  • Strong knowledge of UK consumer market
  • Budget management skills
  • Strong business and commercial skills
  • Good understanding of management systems

Armstrong Lloyd specialises in marketing recruitment. We pride ourselves on candidate partnership, however often due to high volume applications we are unable to reply to all candidates at application stage. If you don't hear from us within 2 weeks of application, you have not been successful on this occasion.