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My client are a fantastic ecommerce business that due to expansion have a fantastic opportunity for somebody to join them as an NPD Manager.
As the NPD Manager you will help bring to life my clients products through overseeing and managing the execution of their entire product range.
You will be ultimately responsible for the delivery of all new products all the way from product inception all the way through to launch. You will work across all business functions and will be involved in helping to bring their product ideas to life whist in the process helping build a sustainable supply chain. You will also focus on the continuous improvement of our core products.
This role is for someone who is extremely hands on has a wealth of experience in product sourcing and development and can hit the ground running. The role will initially be a direct support to their CEO.
Location - Near to Dorking (flexible working is avaliable)
Roles and Responsibilities:
Manage end-to-end new product development from market & to timeline development, coordinating with their in-house designer, sourcing, costing, product testing, packaging, and pricing from ideation through to launch.
To oversee and manage simultaneous projects in relation to new products through all stages from conception through to implementation and evaluation.
Responsible for working closely with their in-house designer to manage the sourcing and development of our growing product range.
Responsible for working closely with their Operations and Marketing teams to place purchase order for new products.
Manage all schedules, timelines and project plans for new product development up until launch.
Sourcing new factories and production partners to meet the needs of the business from a product perspective.
Advising on sustainability matters and supply chain transparency
Build long term partnership with suppliers both new and old and support them in helping manufacture the right products to their specification.
3+ years in consumer product development and sourcing
An eye for detail with product quality and attention to detail
Commercial experience, managing budgets, negotiation and pricing
Extensive knowledge of materials sourcing
Enquiring and securing contracts with new Suppliers
Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.
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