9 Aug 2019

Full-TimeProject Development Manager Job at GB Foods

Jobdirecta Ghana Ghana

Job Description

Enjoying together around good food” defines the essence of GBfoods. Today, with a turnover of around 1 billion euros and a team of 2400 employees, the Group is present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

Since its launch, more than 40 years ago in Africa, Jumbo has become the leading brand, strongly integrated into the local culinary heritage. Today, Jumbo is a well-loved brand reputed as a friend and a partner to women in their efforts to nurture happy and healthy families. Every year 4 billion Jumbo cubes are consumed throughout the African continent.

Gino provides a wide range of quality products to African families: tomato paste and mix, seasonings, pasta and rice among other products.

Job Description

Job Title: Project Development Manager (R&D Food Industry)

Role & Responsibilities:

We need to recruit 3 Product Development Technicians that will be responsible for the project management for product developments within GB Foods and for their technical implementation

The incumbents will be responsible for the R&D project and counterpart of the designated business representative (Marketing, Sales, Global New Business), being the technical representative for the project in all forums.

  • Planning and organization of the project in alignment with the correspondent project’s team members
  • Compliance of the project’s KPIs (tracking & reporting)
  • Successful handover and implementation of the technical dossier from Research at Viability Gate
  • Management of resources allocated to the project, ensuring full efficiency in projects’ execution
  • Proposing a technical solution fitting the established KPIs
  • Ensuring technical execution of the product development, being responsible of involving all necessary technical counterparts
  • Developing products targeting the project’s needs, planning and leading the execution of lab/industrial trials
  • Establishing an efficient network in the factory, in alignment with the correspondent factory partner
  • Providing the necessary technical inputs (e.g. recipe, inspection plan), and generates the defined technical outputs (such as AW’s, technical sheets), ensuring their availability

What can you expect from us?

Being a part of a new challenging project in a company that is currently expanding its business in the African market

What do we expect from you?

We are looking for committed people, with a high sense of accountability and good technical and personal skills


  • Technical education: food chemistry, food technology
  • Previous experience in the food industry in products research and development
  • Good communication, and coordination skills

Location: Accra

Closing Date: Ongoing

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