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QSI NPD Senior Project Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Do you want to become part of a dynamic and growing company in the Scotch Whisky and Spirits category? Quality Spirits International is the number one supplier of private label 3 year old blend in the world, and as our branded products also continue to grow, we are looking for an experienced NPD Project Manager to join us on this exciting journey.

QSI Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of William Grant & Sons. With customers in over 50+ countries, this is a unique opportunity to join a thriving team and really contribute to the expansion and success of the business as we grow our customer base and introduce our portfolio of exciting and disruptive brands across the world. 

Main Responsibility

The successful candidate will project manage, through leadership of cross-functional teams, the end-to-end delivery of New Product introductions for QSI, ensuring the final product is developed in accordance with the defined Global Gate Process and delivered to the correct standards of quality, on-time and within budget.

Key accountabilities include developing technical readiness plans to ensure all packaging components meet the required substrate, structure and functionality standards; developing trialling and qualification plans to ensure all new products are qualified within manufacturing capabilities; and leading new packaging structural developments that involve new line or consumer transformations, delivering the identification of new test methods and execution of proof of principle tests (including new decorations, component structural changes, complex material changes and significant capital projects).

Our Ideal Candidate

If this interests you, and you have experience of packaging print processes and an understanding of packaging and material componentry, demonstrable experience in complex project management and strong organisational, problem solving and stakeholder management skills the we’d love to hear from you. 

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

William Grant & Sons

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