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New Product Development Manager - South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10593
Job Location South Africa
Company Type Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
Job Role New Product Development Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary 38 000

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality S.A Citizen
Degree Diploma

Job Description

03Mar
  • Job Status: Open

Our Client is looking for a New Product Development Manager to join their team.
The NPD Manager will manage and co-ordinate the product development process from product concept to final product by leading the NPD Team.


Responsibilities
Focus on identifying opportunities for new product lines
· Modify existing products and processes and develop new ones.
· Compile/check/approve product specifications & labelling and do formal production handovers
· Work with suppliers and customers on quality issues and new products ideas
· Interpret briefs accurately to deliver effective solutions that meet the requirements of the customers.
· Cost analysis of all new developed formulations
· Ensure that stringent hygiene food safety standards are met and ensure compliance at all times with current food safety systems


Key Skills
Ability to handle pressure
· Tenacity and Drive
· Strong leadership skills
· Strong focus on customer service
· Ability to build lasting relationships with team members & customers
· Excellent communication skills on all organisational levels

  • Job Role: New Product Development Manager
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: 38 000

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
BSc Food Science Degree or other relevant tertiary qualification
· Professional chef training will be advantageous
· Proven track record of successful product development
· Flavourist training and/or experience will be advantageous

Additional Requirements

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