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Head of Brewing Services (Surrey, UK) - (Ref: 1205)

 

Our client provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide. The practical application of technical excellence lies at the heart of all that they do and is supported by their industry-leading facilities, expertise and knowledge. 

They are now looking to recruit a Head of Brewing Services who will report to the Director of Technology. Their Brewing Services Department primarily provides operational support, research and NPD/Innovation for their clients in the brewing and alcoholic beverages industry, and this role will be key in ensuring that they deliver these services. The HOD will secure a robust sales pipeline both for this department and the broader Surrey site. They will manage all aspects of the delivery of technical services in the department, in particular all aspects relating to technical and/or scientific capabilities, staff levels, training and development and motivation, resources, budget, performance, business management and improvement, health and safety and ensuring the staff in the department meet their company values. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Business generation and development of external business profile (50%)
  • People and equipment resource management for department (25%)
  • Financial planning and budgetary management (15%)
  • Direct technical delivery (10%) 

Skills, experience and attributes:

  • Degree in relevant science or technology 
  • Knowledge of the needs of the alcoholic drinks and related industries with the ability to use this to influence and inform strategic business decisions
  • Business development and consultancy experience
  • Strong network of key players in the brewing/beer industry
  • Acknowledged technical expertise in area relevant to departmental activities
  • Proven competence in managing timely and cost effective delivery of technical services/research outputs
  • Well- developed communication skills with a track record of successful team leadership and project procurement and management

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

For more information please contact Julie Carling at The Carling Partnership,

(julie.carling@carlingpartnership.co.uk), Tel: +44 1483 893100.

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