Senior Product Development Manager


Senior Product Development Manager


The Role in brief (a full specification is available on request):


You will lead the New Product Development process and will be responsible for the successful development & control of all new and existing products. You will work closely and develop relationships with a small number of key clients which is likely to include major multiples across UK & Ireland.


The ideal candidate (please call for full details):

  • Third level qualification in a relevant subject area (food science, technology etc.)
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in food NPD
  • Experience working in partnership with the major multiples and credibility in delivering innovative products
  • Sound understanding of the NPD process from concept through sourcing, factory trials and launch
  • Working knowledge of BRC and HACCP
  • Passion for food and creative flair is essential
  • Good working knowledge of food products and their technical discipline
  • Current knowledge of what is happening across the food industry - in retail, manufacturing, restaurants, foodservice and within home cooking
  • Strong project management ability
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both interpersonal and written
  • Strong organisational, planning and time management skills
  • Computer literate, numerate and with a strong attention to detail
  • Full driving licence, willingness to travel to customer sites


A competitive remuneration package is available and will be flexed to attract suitable candidates. To find out more, please submit a comprehensive CV, including your remuneration expectations through the link here. You may also call Conor MacNamara in confidence, on 07968 160122 or Pat O’Kane on 07768 262758 / 028 3025 2407, for further information.  By applying for this position, you accept the Privacy Policy which can be found at



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