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Title:  New Product Development Specialist - GBS, Manila

Job ID:  36424
Country:  Philippines
City:  BGC, Taguig, Manila
Professional area:  Marketing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.
But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines.


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.




As a New Product Development (NPD) Specialist, you will be at the core of managing the company’s product portfolio to JTI.


  • You will deliver commendable performance in executing new product development projects within the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system — from coordination, tracking, and coordination.
  • You will ensure and manage the timely and end-to-end NPD processes and activities.
  • You will provide support and take responsibility of all PLM-related queries.
  • You will coordinate and provide technical support to Brand Groups and production designs development according to the Design Guide and Markets requirements.
  • You will provide competitor analysis and propose alternatives aligned with the company’s strategy.



  • A college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance, or in any related field. Having a sales and marketing background is preferable.
  • A professional who experienced working in FMCG for at least 3 years focusing NPD or marketing. Having strong knowledge in packaging and product development is an advantage.
  • A proactive professional who has an in-depth understanding of the PLM.
  • An excellent communicator with a strong command in English and an advance user of Microsoft Office.



  • Work in a brand new office located in BGC McKinley West
  • Be covered with a medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Have access to over 200 company trainings
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea #JoinJTI!


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