FMCG Brand Innovation Manager / FMCG New Product Development Manager / NPD Brand Manager

Working as part of a small team within a well known global consumer FMCG product manufacturer, the FMCG Brand Innovation Manager / FMCG New Product Development Manager / NPD Brand Manager role involves developing and executing a roadmap of new consumer food products across different global territories, to be sold through the retail channel.

The focus here is on making the right product decisions that compliment and expand on the existing range, based on solid research and analysis, testing concepts, analysing survey results and bringing new products to market.

The FMCG Brand Innovation Manager / FMCG New Product Development Manager / NPD Brand Manager will:

-Lead the development of key renovation/maintenance projects including the development of range extensions to accelerate high performing ranges
-Through the analysis of market, brand and competitor performance/activity lead the review and subsequent NPD requirement for ranges in need of brand love (packaging, product development, range extensions/replacements)
-Lead the development of concepts through qual and quant research to launch driving the analysis and interpretation of survey results to deliver fact based recommendations
-Work with a cross functional team at differing seniority levels providing vision and direction to ensure the effective delivery of agreed activities
-Manage the Design and Innovation team budget to maximise value

The FMCG Brand Innovation Manager / FMCG New Product Development Manager / NPD Brand Manager must have:
-Previous FMCG new product/brand development experience, from any product category such as grocery, confectionery, food, snacks, toiletries, beauty products, domestic products, etc.
-Proven innovation and product development experience
-Understanding retailer landscape
-Global experience, developing products for different territories
-Proven innovation and product development experience
-Proven concept development ability
-Experience of running qual and quant research programmes
-Strong track record in broad cross-functional project management and delivery
-Experience in creating and applying consumer, shopper and category insights into innovation brand strategy and actionable plans
-Extremely organised in your activities and good at record keeping
-Strong stakeholder management and leadership skills

Salary £ 300 - £ 350 per day
Benefits 6 month contract
Type Contract
Location City of London, London
Discipline Brand
Reference ACJO8338_1575369820

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