Parker Young has been approached by one of the World’s leading manufacturers of Foodservice products, to identify a Business Development chef to support an exciting period of growth.
The aim of this role is to develop relationships with Product Development Managers and identify and create product opportunities to best utilize and showcase the company’s product, in order to ensure the company consistently meets catering and consumer targets. Through comprehensive understanding and involvement in the company’s trend analysis, you will have a clear understanding of how caterers and consumers use the products, and will be able to develop new product listings that meet demand.
Build relationships with product development managers in order to develop existing and new business.
Confidently present new product opportunities to a diverse range of customers
Fully cost up any product proposition
Work collaboratively with Marketing and innovation, understanding and developing trend analysis and developing products accordingly to ensure targets are met consistently.
Input into strategic planning process.
Create an annual Business Development Plan
The Ideal Candidate
Experience in culinary/ development environment
Comprehensive understanding of all elements of the foodservice market
Strong communicative skills- both one on one and through presentations
Strong business acumen
To be considered for the role you must have experience in working in a commercial NPD/ BD chef role within a food manufacturing business.
If you think this role is for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.