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Head Of Product Development And Innovation - Pet Industry

1 month ago

€80-100k per year

Noble Futures Ltd

Chris Whatling

Belgium, Belgium

We are exclusively recruiting for a brand-new Head of Product Development and Innovation for our client’s award-winning Pet Food business!

With offices in Belgium, France, the UK, and Germany this young company has huge ambitions and has set its sights on making the world a better place for animals, for humans, and of course for the planet! Now with over 130 Employees, this exciting business is going from strength to strength.

This company offers a competitive salary in line with your experience and flexible working hours with home working available. This is a full-time permanent role; you will have a work phone and laptop and unlimited access to the gym!

To be considered for this Head of Product Development and Innovation role you will need to have previous experience working in a Product Management role. You will have a love and fascination for products and a complete animal lover!

Reporting directly to the co-founder, some duties for the Head of Product Development and Innovation role are:

To identify new products for the company and lead the New Product Development process from start to finish!
To manage a team of product managers. People are key so you must enjoy mentoring and training your colleagues.
Work on key strategic projects within the business.
Working with suppliers to ensure they are in-line with the company's needs and objectives.
To take the lead on all product trials and full responsibility for performance quality.
The assessment and screening of all worldwide opportunities.
To translate the latest trends into propositions by seeking new ingredients, new formulas, and new formats which includes keeping track of new clinical studies.
The building of the knowledge hub for the Product Team.
You will need to have a strong scientific background as well as a strong affinity for brands, marketing, and consumer goods.

You will need to be an entrepreneurial analyst with creative ideas, who is well organised and able to take control! You will need to be someone who works well in pressurised environments and to tight deadlines.

You will need experience dealing with cross-functional teams including Marketing, Quality, Regulatory, Supply, and Innovation!

Experience within the Pet or Animal Health Industry is preferred but not essential.

This company offers you progression opportunities in a truly international environment that will give you extensive responsibility and career guidance. You’ll find yourself part of a passionate, professional, results-oriented team, helping to improve the lives of pets.

You will be working in an international team who collaborate remotely but some European travel will be required too.

There is some flexibility on locations for this role including West Belgium, France and the UK.

Tel: +44 (0) 161 820 3510
Address: Belgium, Belgium

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