NPD Role : Food Development, Kuwait Kuwait We are looking for a Product Development Manager to join our F and B business, based in Kuwait The ideal candidate for this NPD role will have experience of developing cakes, pastries, ready to eat and ready to drink items.
Someone with a coffee concept background would be preferred.
Responsible for delivering the food range for the brands within the company and acts as the Relevant Education, Attributes and Experience Required : University Degree related to Food Science, Nutrition, Business Management, or Marketing Ideally to be holding a similar NPD role within a food company / coffee concept Ideally Arabic speaking but not essential : preference give to those with Gulf experience but again, not a deal breaker if no GCC experience Relevant experience on the following : Working with manufacturers, kitchens and chefs.
Category and menu management, Food and Beverage industry.
Managing commercial profitability of a product range or project.
Leading and delivering development projects for either food or beverage ranges or individual food or beverage products.
Conducting market research or assessing competitive markets relevant to Food and Beverage.
Involvement on producing annual new product development plans, preferably within the local market.
High familiarity and understanding of health and safety regulations, current food international and local legislation.
PC skills : Office Applications Salary Package Offered : Basic : 1,250KD : 1,675KD plus allowances of 450KD so total package of between 1700 : 2125KD dependent upon experience (around USD7k) Benefits : Bonus : 15 of basic annual salary (based on objectives / business performance 30 days annual leave Leave ticket for self and family Medical Insurance for self and family CVs to, due to the high volume of applications, only short : listed individuals will be contacted but feel free to get in touch