Senior Executive – Product Development

By August 5, 2020
Featured Posted on Marketing

We are  looking to fill in the position of New Product developer for a manufacturing company based in Mombasa.


The monthly budget for this position is USD 2,000.



  • Taking up Product Development (PD) plans, including product feedback and improvement as well as New Product Development (NPD) and developing comprehensive project plans to ensure successful roll out

Applying the stage-gate process and identifying necessary steps and clearances to ensure successful passage through each stage gate

  • Tracking each PD/NPD project for follow up from multiple functions (Operations, Quality Assurance, Sales, Research Agencies, Creative Agencies etc.)
  • Conduct all necessary studies – consumer checks (internal and external) as well as technical trials (along with Operations/QA/Vendors)
  • Ensuring clearance of each tangible Concept-Product to be consumer-validated
  • Lead communication development for new products, with the support of the Category Executive
  • Support the Category Executive and Sales Team for developing Go-to-market plans for brand/product introductions
  • Ensure ready to launch product has adequate specifications and documentation
  • Handover of New Product launch plans with launch timelines, communication plans, communication and visibility assets and brands guidelines
  • Conduct market visits post launch to assess immediate impact and feedback


  • Bachelor’s degree; Preferred post-graduation degree or diploma/certificate course in Marketing/Consumer behavior
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing new product development process
  • Exposure and working knowledge of one or more global NPD tools/methodology
  • Experience in managing complex product roll out featuring multiple departments/function
  • Previous experience in FMCG is a MUST
  • Be willing to relocate


Kindly upload your CV if you meet below requirements here  before 10th August 2020

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Job Information

Status: Closed No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 5 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 05 Aug 2020

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