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New Product Dev & Strategic Planning at the international FMCG
- Fast Career Progression at the top FMCG company in the industry
- New Product Development
About Our Client
The top-tier FMCG brand in the industry. Please ask and entry for more about the details.
Lead and drive specific projects through the new product innovation process. Ensure that the product pipeline with innovative propositions that addresses the key needs of target adult smokers.
1.Connect consumer needs and trends with portfolio strategies and Long Range Plans to identify long-term growth opportunities. Generate new product ideas for development, testing and potential commercialization. Analyze current stock of projects and ideas to address potential gaps between company portfolio and business opportunities in the market.
2.Lead, organize and implement idea generation activities (as utilizing Market Research data & techniques), to create a catalogue of ideas for further development, evaluation and potential launch. Develop product concepts and refine the ideas based on research findings. Collaborate with R&D (in Lausanne, Switzerland) and Market Research to handle the strategic research and analysis.
3.Facilitate the evaluation and selection of key ideas and projects for Gate 1 approved by Senior Management. Set up internal evaluation to establish a short list of new product development that will be further developed and carried forward to consumer evaluation. Take a lead role in prototyping, testing and commercialization.
4.Manage development budget for a specific set of projects under charge.
5.Ensure a structured & efficient planning & project management leading a cross-functional liaison with Market Research, Brand, Law and Operations.
The Successful Applicant
-Overall Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
-Specific Experience: Exposure to innovation process management, consumer research/insights, brand strategy, work and/or business development.
-High fluency in English and Japanese
-People management experience is necessary for a manager title.
What's on Offer
High salary range and Fast career progression, international motilities.