Location: Letchmore Heath, Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 12 March 2021
Salary: Competitive salary + car allowance + excellent benefits
Director of SOLUTIONS
Reports to: Product Director
IGD is the food and consumer goods industry’s research body, a hub of best practice and thought leadership. Through our charitable activities we bring people and companies together to train and educate employees and deliver public impact. This work is supported by our trading company, which supplies the world's food and grocery businesses with first-class insight.
Those that flourish at IGD are looking to make a difference. A career with us offers you a unique opportunity to work across the food and consumer goods industry, to engage with industry leaders globally, to use your knowledge to share best practice, and to make a real impact.
Our people come from a variety of backgrounds and that’s what makes your time with us so special. We are made up of everyone from scientists to sales people, shopper specialists to economists, and we all learn from each other. Whether in commercial, charity or support roles, what unites us is our passion for the food and consumer goods industry and the way we approach what we do.
If you enjoy bringing people together, have a strong sense of what is right and always hold yourself to high standards, IGD is full of people who share your values. We’ve built a culture based on teamwork, integrity and excellence and these core values underpin everything we do.
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
IGD Solutions provides personalised insights, training, and facilitation to IGD members worldwide.
We believe the growth potential is great, and we are looking for a progressive commercial leader to unlock this opportunity.
The role is to lead the IGD Solutions team. Your time will be spent:
The successful candidate will have three key qualities;
AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
Lead Solutions product team
Ownership of Solutions product & product plan
Responsible for Solutions delivery
Leadership position in the Product team
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS SOUGHT
The role of Director of Solutions reports into Product Director, who represents the products team on the Executive Team. The commercial Executive Team make decisions using product, customer, brand and digital lenses with a partnership mindset in everything we do, and you will be expected to role model this collaborative approach.
IGD’s commercial products exist to deliver profit to fund IGD’s charitable initiatives, and the successful candidate will be proud to work for a charity, being motivated by both delivering value to our customers and helping create social impact.
Solutions is one of three commercial product pillars at IGD alongside our Events and Online Insight Services, and as product owner of IGD Solutions you will be part of the Product Leadership Team, identifying and driving synergies across all three products.
Note - Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly.