Duties will include:
Responsible for the overall coordination of product development projects, in the Wine, Spirits, Beer and RTD categories.
Co-ordinate new and improved product development formulations and packaging.
Create and communicate product and project briefs to suppliers, customers, and staff.
Assist in preparing and reviewing cost estimates of new projects.
Receive, review, register and co-ordinate project requests.
Accurate, professional, and timeous communication with marketing, operational and administrative staff, as well as designers and relevant Industry Authorities.
Ensuring that NPD processes and procedures are followed.
Track and monitor timelines on own projects.
Various other tasks as may be required in the Department.
Processing and co-ordination of 3rd party customer sales orders.
Customer communication regarding updates on production and loading of orders, queries, complaints, etc.
Liaison with relevant internal stakeholders, suppliers, and transporters.
Processing and co-ordination of all relevant documentation, clearance certificates, etc.
Qualification in: Project Management or Marketing Management
Knowledge of beverages, packaging and food processing will be an advantage
Understanding of applicable industry regulations will be an advantage
1 – 2 years Project Management & Microsoft Office experience
Experience in SAP or a similar business system will be an advantage.
Ability to demonstrate initiative and take charge
Professional in conduct and appearance
Must be creative and innovative