NPD Manager


Our client comes from humble beginnings and has established themselves as an innovative and reputable business that is committed to delivering the highest quality products to their domestic and international customers. Due to our exponential growth and ambitious strategy, they now have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and progressive NPD Manager. Their ambitions are bold and their pace is fast. if you love to innovate, disrupt , challenge the status-quo and create genuinely amazing products – we’d love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Degree qualified in Science or Food Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in chilled food (ready to cook or ready to eat).
  • Experience in launching successful new products into retail.
  • Strong contacts within retail in Ireland and UK is highly desirable.
  • Team management is important as this role will have direct reports.
  • High energy, high creativity but ability to work through the basics.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A positive 'can do' attitude with strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Highly developed problem solving and analytical skills, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Creative flair in relation to innovative ideas.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Co. Westmeath 

To apply send your CV, through our website

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, covering all industry sectors including: Digital, FMCG, Financial Services, Technology, Professional Services, Telco, Legal, Utilities, Retail, Agency and Tourism, on a permanent as well as temp/interim basis with a strong focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.