Technical Specialist/Manager - Food/packaging

£450 - £500 Per Day Ltd
30 Aug 2018
27 Sep 2018
James Christie
Job Type

Technical Specialist/Manager
Clearance – BPSS     
CV Deadline – 30/08/18 @ 1700
Please note – on receipt of an authorised time sheet, No8 guarantee to pay contractors within 7 days

We are looking for a Technical Specialist/Manager who is an expert at managing technical projects & has experience of food retail and manufacturing, especially packaging and labelling.  Ideally you will have some knowledge/experience of WRAP.

Up to 100 days required flexibly from September 2018 to end March 2019

You will work on WRAPs behalf to

  • Provide technical management for all parts of the programme on CFWP technical change
  • Scope the technical requirements for outsourced work, and manage the technical quality of contractor delivery
  • Engage key stakeholders
  • Ensure delivery is coherent across the CFWP technical change work and the input of the various WRAP specialists is well-coordinated.

Person specification

  • Expertise and experience in managing technical projects
  • Experience of food retail and manufacturing, especially packaging and labelling
  • Demonstrable understanding of the commercial priorities and constraints that will affect changes to product and pack
  • Ability to rapidly acquire a working knowledge of WRAP guidance materials and key WRAP deliverables on CFWP technical change.
  • Ability to travel to external meetings.
  • Ability to effectively build and maintain relationships – using a range of influencing and negotiation skills to engage others and build trust.
  • Suitability to act as a representative of WRAP with external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and with others to achieve success.

As well as the specific experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion.
If you meet the experience required above please call/mail me asap for more information.  Thank you.