Product Manager

Flexible office/home-working, ideally Midlands based
Competitive salary with benefits
05 May 2021
05 Jun 2021
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract

About the job

Do you aspire to work for Alpro, one of the fastest growing and most exciting brands in the UK? A brand that’s soaring high up The Grocer’s ‘Britain’s Biggest Brands’ list (currently at #27) and the only plant-based brand to have achieved B-Corp ‘outstanding’ status? Are you ready to join us on our mission to make plant-based mainstream?

In this 12 month interim role you will responsible for driving the 1-3-year innovation pipeline for the UK, together with the Alpro Global headquarters through being the authority around NPD. You will continue the growth in the UK market by influencing the innovation pipeline with the UK-specific needs. You will also deliver engaging brand/concept sell collateral to the UK Commercial Teams and implement amplification strategies to drive sustainable growth.

About you

Are you a Brand/Marketing Manager finishing an interim contract and ready to consider a new opportunity? Or has your role been affected by Covid and you are looking for your next Brand (Product) Manager position?

To be successful in this 12-month contract you will be of graduate calibre and have found your passion and proven your brand, product and category marketing expertise over the last 2-3 years in a commercial environment, ideally in an FMCG business. You will have championed complex NPD projects with multiple stakeholders, taking ownership and driving change that delivered business objectives in a fast-paced organisation. Your communication and presentation skills will be second to none and you will be able to balance the management of the numbers with a certain creative flair. A self-starter, you will lead projects and people effectively. You are intellectually curious and a creative problem solver.

This is a highly visible position, in which you will interact with stakeholders across our global and local teams and from marketing managers to VPs. This role is home and office based – our office being based in Solihull where you will connect and collaborate with the wider team post-lockdown. 

By joining us you will become part of one of the leading and most innovative food companies in the world.

We believe that everyone has talent, something which comes naturally to you. Your uniqueness is something which brings both excellence as well as energises you.

About Us

Alpro, the European plant-based pioneer of Danone, brings health through food to as many people as possible by producing healthy, tasty plant-based food and drink in a way that respects the planet. One Planet. One Health.

Our delicious plant-based products are made from soya, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, rice, oats or coconut.

We want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world and thanks to our efforts to combine social and environmental goals with financial success, Alpro is B Corp certified, with ‘outstanding’ status.

Join our vibrant team and feel the Alpro vibe of positivity and openness, collaboration and passion for quality.

What’s next?

So, are you ready to work in a super-fun, fast-paced and supportive team environment on a 12-month contract? What are you waiting for?! Apply to SmithCarey our retained recruitment partner, quoting reference number MS/2196 together with your current CV and details of your benefits package. 

Closing date for applications: 5th June 2021.

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