Senior Product Developer

Reference: DB 6835

Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Description:

  • Head the product development team.
  • Lead new product development for all outsourced products in support of our food and homeware strategy.
  • Perform end-to-end activities relevant to product procurement.
  • Identify suitable new suppliers, whilst building and maintaining strong supplier relationships with both new and existing suppliers.
  • Prepare and review proposals, contracts, and supplier agreements for legal correctness, pricing, and acceptability of items in terms of specifications.
  • Ensure that quality of all sourced products is in line with our product quality standards.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant commercial degree or diploma.
  • Minimum 10–15 years’ retail buying and product development experience.
  • Previous experience in a procurement management role. Demonstrable results in complex buying within a manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Previous experience in product development in food production.
  • Knowledge of logistics/warehousing, as well as delivery systems and procedures.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good planning and project management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and must be able to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills in both Afrikaans and English.

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za