Interim New Product Development Manager

The Company

Are you a creative, skilful NPD expert looking for your next contract where you can take the reins and lead projects to sure-fire success? This is a great opportunity to join an established & entrepreneurial manufacturer, working with pride and passion to produce innovative branded products for the major retailers.

The Role

In this hands on interim role you’ll manage a small team, work closely with key customers and play an instrumental part in driving innovations projects for this forward thinking food business. Through applying your in-depth industry expertise you’ll effectively lead the development of new products from concept to product approval. You’ll also explore the latest food trends and identify opportunities for new business whilst keeping a clear and logical approach regarding production feasibility, ensuring the highest levels of quality and efficiency throughout the NPD process. Further responsibilities will include the management of the critical path, evaluating current products and driving continuous improvements.

The Person

We are looking for a talented hands on NPD Manager of graduate calibre with a strong background in delivering complex chilled products for the retail market. You’ll be able to demonstrate first class people and project management skills which you have gained from experience of leading a team to deliver key innovations projects. An expert in organisation and prioritisation, you’ll also be able to jump in with both feet to efficiently drive the direction of key projects.

So if you’re a passionate Interim NPD Manager looking for the chance to make a difference in a fast paced environment then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 for more information.


Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Contact Us!

Blue Spark
Tel: 0345 2600 737

Blue Spark Organisation
34/36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL

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