Monday , February 6 2023

Costa Coffee Vacancies – Product Development Lead

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Job Description:

The Innovation team at Costa are here to disrupt the coffee sector and drive growth for the brand by creating stretch innovation that recruits new users and grows our brand equity. As we are a global function, our focus is not only to maintain market leadership in the UK&I but to employ a challenger-brand mindset in all other markets, as we work towards global market leadership.


Job Responsibilities:

At the heart of Costa Coffee are our values; we believe in Passion, Warmth, Trust and Courage. We are the No 1 coffee brand in the UK and as part of the Coca-Cola Company, we’re on a journey to be the worlds most loved coffee brand, we don’t settle for mediocre. We’ve come a long way from the Costa brothers first roastery in 1971, today we are a total coffee company that delivers great coffee to our consumers all over the globe. Along with our much-loved stores, this includes our Express machines, Ready to Drink range, and a long list of friends and partnerships. Costa are proud of our collaborative and inclusive workforce, who continually unlock new growth potential.

Job Requirements:

Central to our growth plans is the maintenance and delivery of an imaginative and compelling beverage portfolio. Reporting to Global Innovation Director this role is responsible for designing and delivering the entire global beverage innovation programme. You’ll work alongside multiple stakeholders, across Coca Cola, local market development teams, global suppliers and support functions to drive innovative beverage solutions for the 3 year global beverage pipeline. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Designing and delivering innovative, consumer-preferred, commercially viable beverage solutions across multiple Beverage Categories / Platforms / Markets
  • Ensure delivery of products through full development process to gate 3, including full business case
  • Leading development and delivery of Innovation projects through direct and indirect resource management
  • Designing and delivering transformative innovation projects, developing creative product solutions and defining opportunities to drive product edge
  • Work with new value chain and technical procurement leadership to review all existing product development processes across markets
  • Design and embed processes and ways of working for global product innovation

Job Details:

Company: Costa

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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