Dairy Farm International

Group Corporate Brand Technical Manager

Dairy Farm International
Full Time
Quarry Bay
Senior (6-10 years)
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Group Corporate Brand Technical Manager

Location: Quarry Bay 鰂魚涌

Dairy Farm is a leading pan-Asian retailer operating over 6,400 outlets, and employing over 170,000 people across 11 countries. Dairy Farm’s total annual sales exceeded US$13 billion and has a customer base of over 1 billion consumers across its highly diversified businesses. The Group operates supermarkets, health and beauty stores, convenience stores, home furnishings stores and restaurants under well known brands ranging from Wellcome and Mannings, to 7-Eleven, and IKEA. With such a broad offering and wide geographic reach, we welcome applications from candidates with a passion for retail, and a pioneering spirit to join our expanding team.

Group Corporate Brand Technical Manager

The incumbent will play a key role in the development of food and non-food products for the Corporate Brand. Working closely with the Procurement and Brand team to deliver quality products that meet internal standards and all local market regulatory requirements. A passion for food processing, product development and problem solving is a definite plus for the role.


The  Job

  • Work with the Procurement and Brand team to define all new group projects and provide direction on product development, technical and regulatory requirements for all the destination markets
  • Carry out the appropriate risk assessment, define the quality plan to ensure compliance with the required statutory regulatory requirements and quality standards Manage all pre-launch assessment and audits with internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with suppliers to resolve technical and development issues to ensure the successful launch of product
  • Support the Local Markets to demonstrate due diligence for any regulatory challenges on Corporate Brand products


The Person

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Microbiology or related sciences
  • A minimum of 8-10 years in food technical/ QA and product development experience, at least 5 years at managerial level
  • Practical experience in a technical and product development role with a major manufacturer /retailer/food service company
  • Well versed with the food regulations in Asia
  • Ability to work independently, communicate effectively and prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills. Demonstrates  the ability to manage multiple projects and with good decision making skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office tools including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Mandarin and Cantonese


Technical Skills

  • Branding
  • Compliance
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Procurement
  • Product Development
  • Risk Assessment