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New Product Development Manager | MyProtein

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THG Nutrition


US, New York City

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THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Role: New Product Development Manager - MyProtein

Myprotein, THG’s largest brand. You will find an unrivalled passion from the staff in Myprotein, whose dedication over the years have turned it into market leader in multiple territories globally. Myprotein, from production through to PR, is a large single unit working consistently to deliver rapid growth in a fast moving industry. Innovation, creativity and resourcefulness are common characteristic of the staff across all departments in this ever expanding team.

NPD Manager (Core Sports Nutrition):

Reporting to Head of NPD, NPD Manager methodically sets out NPD strategy for Myprotein’s core sports nutrition range, building out sports nutrition supplement products and sub-ranges, driving incremental revenue growth via innovation, continuous quality improvement and margin maximization. Propels business into new product categories and solutions by exceptional market expertise; championing lateral thinking and influencing key stakeholders. Highly effective at delivering NPD with others – managing a team of NPD Technologist who handle hands-on application work. The role will involve high degree of problem solving, talent development and project management.


  • Managing a team of NPD Technologists focusing on Core Sports nutrition (e.g., ready-to-mix powder products aimed at performance/body-composition improvement).
  • Setting-out and delivering NPD strategy for Core NPD to meet agreed KPIs.
  • Project Managing from concept to launch, meeting delivery deadlines accurately.
  • Managing high volume of complex projects, prioritizing well and tactically assigning resource.
  • Tracking performance of all managed categories/regions/products and making strategic NPD decisions based on these.
  • Leading methodical concept & formulation development, taking into account internal data, nutritional knowledge/evidence-based practice, market research, commercial aspects, technical feasibility and food law compliance.
  • Aligning with the wider territory/marketing/brand teams to collectively drive the innovation across the business.
  • Managing suppliers - working to technical, operational and commercial constraints.
  • Developing talent - supporting other teams to bring products to successful launch, championing professional development and true innovation.
  • Keeping up to date with latest technologies, trends and research.


  • Exceptional understanding of the sports nutrition industry and supplement formulation
  • Nutrition/Food technology degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 year experience in NPD (or equivalent)
  • Experience in managing a small team
  • Understanding of NPD stage/gate process
  • Proven track record of business growth via NPD planning & execution
  • Enthusiastic and proactive personality, excellent communication skills, working well as part of a team
  • Able to work well under pressure and deliver to strict deadlines
  • Problem solving, lateral thinking and creativity


  • Hybrid work schedule: 3 days in-office; 2 day WFH
  • Salary: $85,000 - $95,000
  • Office Location: New York City
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • 401K matched up to 5%
  • Generous PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Summer Fridays (early end time)
  • Exclusive employee discounts on THG Brands
  • Many more...

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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