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Corby, Northamptonshire
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£40-50k + excellent benefits

About The Role

Do you get a buzz from seeing products launch in the market that you lead the development of? How about leading and developing a team who are creating products that truly make a difference to people’s lives? 

Here at The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan, we’ve been transforming people’s lives since the 80’s with our scientifically proven weight management products. With an innovative pipeline for 2024 and beyond, this is your opportunity to shape and support the delivery of a diverse product portfolio that brings the wow factor to our customers.

Location: Site based at our HQ in Corby, Northants
Role Type: Permanent, Full Time
Hours of work: Mon-Fri 08:30-16:30 but this may vary occasionally to coordinate product factory trials
 
What will I be doing?
Reporting into our Head of Product, you’ll lead an experienced team of 4, responsible for delivering all NPD and EPD for our inhouse and 3rd party manufactured product lines. From collaborating with our commercial teams at ideation and concept, you’ll develop effective product briefs through to overseeing all development projects within our Stage & Gate process.

You’ll be supported to identify and introduce improvements across our development processes and ways of working along with bringing an insight driven approach that supports commercial decision making. Day to day you can also expect to;
  • Ensuring projects are meeting criteria at each Gate and are delivered on time and in budget
  • Effectively manage resource requirements according to business priority
  • Drive sensory improvements, through the development of a trained sensory panel, to the development process
  • Provide insight on trends and competitor products
This is an opportunity to join to showcase your entrepreneurial spirit where you don’t settle for ‘good enough’ and if you’re motivated to help shape and create a leading NPD function.

Am I the right person for this role?
With a track record of successfully delivering multiple NPD and EPD projects within the Food industry, you’ll know the Stage & Gate (or similar e.g. critical path) process like the back of your hand along with having led a team of Technologists.
 
You'll also need to have;
  • A degree within a food related discipline such as Food Science/Technology or Nutrition
  • An analytical mindset with natural problem-solving skills
  • A pro-active approach and not be afraid to showcase your tenacity
  • Bring a creative, passionate, and energetic leadership style

About Us

The 1:1 Diet, originally known as The Cambridge Diet, was launched in the UK in 1984 and has helped thousands of people worldwide lose weight and live healthier, happier lives. Together, we will make a difference by transforming more people's lives through the profitable development, manufacture & marketing of effective weight management products and plans supplied by direct selling entrepreneurs across the world.

 

We're an Employee-Owned company, with the ambition to create long-term ownership value for all our Employees who we call Employee Stakeholders, this comes in different forms, such as our reward and benefits package;

💷 Business Performance Award (bonus) - up to 10% of your salary
📈 Annual Profit Share – a % of your salary, we're employee-owned so it's only right we share our success with you
💰10% Employer Pension Contribution, that's right we'll put 10% into your pension
☀️ Up to 30 days holiday a year with our holiday purchase scheme 
🎂 Celebrate your birthday without being at work, take the day off on us!
💟 Healthcare Cash Plan where you can claim £££'s back and potentially avoid waiting times
👩‍⚕️ Bi-annual health check-ups - think of an MOT, but for you, not your car
🍫 Free The 1:1 Diet products, for a nutritionally complete meal when you want it
🍼 Enhanced family leave, for the moments that really matter
 
 
We encourage you Apply today to avoid disappointment as we may close applications at our discretion should we receive a relevant pipeline of qualified candidates.

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