Head of R&D – Plant Protein
Based Middlesex. Market leading salary package to attract the best.
R&D roles don’t come more exciting than this. The opportunity to deliver an R&D programme to grow sales from a projected €100m NSV to exceed €300m by 2025 is unprecedented.
Could this be you?
We’re working with a market leading, European food manufacturer who has experienced consecutive growth for over 4 years. With high profile, household brands and an appetite for further expansion, the business is agile, people focused and is unrelenting in the development of their brand portfolio.
Reporting to the board and leading an established innovation team, the Head of R&D will devise, shape and lead the agenda strategically for plant protein. Unlocking potential within the team, along with identifying and pursuing emerging technologies, the Head of R&D will accelerate the innovation roadmap using high levels of commercial acumen. Covering all areas of R&D from nutrition, packaging and food safety, this role will be a custodian for the brand, and ensure that the business addresses unmet consumer needs.
To achieve success in this role, it’s likely that the successful candidate will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and must have operated at senior level within an R&D or NPD leadership role within the food or FMCG arena. Evidence of being able to work at pace, along with the ability to inspire and encourage others will be important. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and be able to demonstrate an unwavering attention to brand integrity.
Please register your interest in the role by contacting Caroline Vooght firstname.lastname@example.org or for a conversation about the role, please call 07730 888491.