Product Innovations Director
Salary: Six figure package
Our client is a well-respected global nutrition, weight management and skin care company. With a multi $US billion turnover our client has enjoyed enviable growth and success. This is a key new appointment with responsibility in the EMEA region for developing a successful pipeline of new innovative products.
The purpose of the new key appointment is to take a leading role in building a pipeline of innovative products for the EMEA Region and ensuring products flow through the internal process and are launched to market as quickly as possible.
Innovation comes from creating external long term relationships with suppliers of raw materials, scientific institutes, universities as well as the internal resources such that our client is first to market with new ideas where appropriate.
The appointee will use linkages with vendors, suppliers, research firms, universities, distributors, corporate science and business teams to proactively gather novel ingredients or product concepts that feed a robust new product pipeline for EMEA.
Uses technical, business, and regulatory acumen to collaboratively screen initial ideas and define opportunities that merit further attention. Candidates will have
-An M.Sc. with a major in Food Science, Biology, Nutrition Sciences, or Pharmacognosy. Preferred PhD. degree in Nutrition Science or affiliated fields.
-Recognised as technical expert in industry, with extensive experience
Our client is a successful and well respected business. The company is part of the well known international group and as such benefits from the significant resources and experiences offered by a major market leading organisation.
The key senior appointment will enjoy significant levels of autonomy. The appointee will be expected to lead the strategic product innovation/development of the business and as such significantly affect the future commercial success for our client.
The successful candidate will enjoy a stimulating and rewarding high profile role with a genuine opportunity for significant career progression.
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