POST- recruitment are recruiting for a household name in retailing, this newly created position is to oversee all NPD activities within two specific categories.
This is an autonomous, exciting yet demanding role, that will utilise of your commercial, entrepreneurial and planning skills.
You'll need a real passion for product and the never ending chasing for the 'next best thing'.
You will be responsible for managing the NPD product; strategic product development and launches across all key NPD consumer goods categories. You will manage cradle to grave product and packaging creation, briefing, sourcing, manufacturing, negotiating and timely arrival of products for UK and International launches.
This business seeks innovation and best in class product. It will be essential to have a broad understanding of basic engineering / house-hold appliance functionality as well as a keen interest in any and all emerging technologies.
You will have category specific expertise of the small domestic appliance category, and preferably product development experience in additional and diverse categories. Using strong communication skills, you will influence the Operations Board to select new NPD products and be fully aware of consumer goods trends in key NPD product categories; Household, and Sports & Fitness.
You will also be responsible for managing a product team of varying levels of seniority and experience. Strong people management, mentoring and delegation skills will be required to achieve and exceed desired results, as well as helping the team to progress in their careers. As "Head of" you will also work closely with your counterparts in all other areas of the business to ensure communication, best practices and business efficiencies are maintained at all times.
To discuss your current situation and further details of the vacancy please forward your CV or call Tom Sharp at POST-
If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP. This vacancy is being advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website for more details