Senior Product Development Manager Dubai UAE

Position: Senior Product Development Manager

Date posted: 2024-02-12

Industry: other

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: 2 to 5 year

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree holder

Salary: AED 5000 to 10000

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company: Confidential


Senior Product Development Manager required


A prominent figure in the Middle East’s food and beverages sector, is in search of a Senior Product Development Manager for their facility located in the UAE.

Area of Responsibility includes but not limited to:

  • Create new food formulations and samples through R&D
  • Identify new ingredients to apply to new innovative food products.
  • Document product specifications & processes that will be consistent with the production of various manufactured food products.
  • Leads new product projects from conception to commercialization by collaborating with the Sales, Marketing, Operations, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance teams.
  • Drives the development of new products, considering market trends, consumer preferences, and technological advancements.
  • Conducts feasibility studies to pinpoint novel processes and product formulations with the potential to introduce new products.
  • Identifies and recommends new raw materials, ingredients, materials, and processes that improve products and reduce cost.
  • Serves as a technical expert liaison to the Marketing and Sales teams, supporting existing customers and facilitating the pursuit of new business opportunities.


  • BS. Degree in a related field of Food Science, Microbiology, Meat Science, Animal Science or Chemistry
  • Strong understanding and mastery of protein science processing, marination, ingredient technology, and product formulations.
  • Exhibits technical proficiency across multiple categories, more complex product types, and production lines.
  • Demonstrates exceptional project management and organizational aptitude, coupled with adept multitasking capabilities.
  • Proven ability to use new technology to significantly improve profitability, product quality, food safety and manufacturing complexity issues.
  • Experienced with scientific research concepts, data collection, data analysis, resolving routine challenges, and collaborating seamlessly across functions.
  • Prior experience with new product launches; successful track record of bringing products from concept to market.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements in the food industry.


  • Basic Salary: Flexible range
  • Housing as per company policy, provided mobile phone and car allowance, children’s education allowance, and others.
  • Annual Leave Entitlement: Paid leave plus statutory holidays
  • Annual Flight Entitlement: One return flight for self and approved dependents
  • Medical Cover: Provided for self and approved dependents.
  • Annual Performance Bonus Payout: Available, discretionary basis

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