About this job
Better Placed are looking to recruit an accomplished marketer or Innovation Manager to lead on all things innovation across multiple categories.
If you’re passionate about driving growth through innovation on a global scale, then this is a truly fantastic and unique role within the Yorkshire regions. – This really could be a career defining role.
If you’re looking for a new role within Innovation / NPD in 2020, you won’t want to miss out on this opportunity.
We are looking for a true innovator, with exceptional innovation experience, gained from either an FMCG or consumer focussed industry. This is a newly created position for a hugely successful, well invested business which continues to grow year on year.
This is an exciting role with huge career growth prospects as you will be joining in a period of aggressive company growth fuelled by increasing demand and investment.
Summary of the Innovation Manager role:
If you have a proven track record of delivering strategic & successful NPD through consumer insights, then you will flourish within this forward thinking consumer business.
- Driving a constant pipeline of innovation to ensure continued business growth and be responsible for ensuring the right level of focus and attention is given to innovation as a key source of that business growth.
- Working collaboratively with the brand teams to ensure all innovation is on brand strategy and aligned to brand objectives
- Developing insight based concepts and validating these through a variety of different research techniques, ensuring investment levels are in line with size of brand
- Identify where there are gaps in knowledge and recommending ways in which we could enrich our understanding of the category/ consumer
- Briefing and managing research projects and customer data with external agencies, whilst having the analytical skills and a questioning mind in order to draw conclusions, and put in place projects that meet those needs.
- Keeping abreast of trends and new insight, attending conferences and exhibitions across Europe and the UK.
Location and Perks
- An Innovation manager position based in West Yorkshire, working for a fantastic double digit growth FMCG brand, within Food and Drink.
- Competitive package on offer + Bonus
- Fantastic team & culture
To find out more about this role please apply with CV and a brief covering letter or please get in touch with Alexhamilton@betterplaced.com or contact him on 0113 236 4040