New Product Development Manager - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • 1st July 2024
  • -
  • Ref ID: #40349

Job Description

  • Location: Cork, Cork
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #40349

New Product Development Manager

We are offering an exciting opportunity to work with a well-established client based in West Cork who is looking for an NPD Manager to join their team.

For You:

  • Salary: €60,000 – €70,000
  • Monday – Friday
  • Pension
  • Healthcare


  • To take on NPD & EPD projects through the NPD process from concept to Launch, working cross functionally.
  • Monitor and evaluate industry trends and customer drivers and meet regularly with key managers internally to discuss plans in line with company strategy.
  • Generate new leads, identify, and contact decision-makers with support of key managers.
  • Present NPD & EPD concepts with supporting data to lead decision-makers within the business.
  • Conduct customer level opportunity assessment, market research, financial evaluation, and other customer on-boarding considerations.
  • Highly motivated with an ability to build and maintain successful relationships, to work together and in line with a standard company approach.
  • Embed the stage-gate process.
  • Develop weekly plan and report on agreed objectives with manager.
  • Liaise with Quality team in the compliance of packaging, ingredients and labelling for all relevant markets.
  • Complete market research of potential new area, identifying new or existing category where the brand may suit.
  • Support NPD trials in production plant, understand lifecycle of the product from ideation to commercialisation.


  • A degree in Food Technology, Culinary Arts, or Food Science desired, but discipline of similar field will be considered based on relevance.
  • 3 – 5 years experience in Product Development/Research & Development or in a transferable role.
  • Project management and planning, ability to handle a varied and busy workload.
  • Efficient time preparation and organisation.
  • Fluency in English written and oral.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative.

For more information, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Barry Forde or email your cv to [email protected]
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided
Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a valid work permit, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 
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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456