Role details

Global Senior Product Manager

South West London   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a Global Beauty Business
  • A Global Senior Product Manager based in London

About Our Client

This is a Global Beauty Business with a unique portfolio of brands is looking for a Global Senior Product Manager to join their busy team.

Job Description

The Global Senior Product Manager role is responsible for the following activity:

  • Providing global NPD Expertise and Category Management, leading the development of new formulae from around innovative concept to manufacturing
  • Establishing strategic directions for R&D and NPD, assisting brand teams on creation of brand portfolio by product segment and concept development.
  • Day-to-day project work within the Global Marketing team, working closely and constructively with Product Managers on all NPD projects providing product evaluation skills, formula assessment expertise, guidance and input on performance, texture, application, functionality and shade range of new formulas.
  • Analysis of share data, competitive context and consumers need gaps as they affect development of brand portfolio, advising brand team on SKU evolutions, and sub brand portfolio development.
  • Market Intelligence & Trend forecasting.
  • Tracking and analyzing competitive data, category reviews and collating communication on consumption trends to global teams.
  • Researching and communicating on new ideas & trends, translating them into new relevant product concepts, themes, colour collections and emerging consumer attitudes
  • Defining and executing the strategic innovation pipeline and Face roadmap, developing new ideas, innovative concepts and product mixes, working with R&D on briefing of new proprietary formula directions that yield superior product performance, make-up result and create consumer demand, both on new and existing technologies (key upgrades/cost optimisation)
  • Manage critical path of innovation to prepare for technical readiness and project hand-over to brands
  • Assessment of new technologies & concepts for future development according to potential consumer appeal (including managing research, coordinating testing and analysis of results).
  • Lead and coordinate NPD process with R&D to help build a strong, brand pipeline, monitoring industrialization from R&D lab through to production stage.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate that secures the Global Senior Product Manager role will bring the following skills and attributes with excellent working knowledge of FMCG Health, Beauty or Personal care:

  • Solid product evaluation skills in all colour cosmetics product categories
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in delivering and applying insight from analysis
  • Strong communication skills with capacity to influence across all levels of the organisation
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to manage own time, prioritize effectively and work well under pressure
  • Able to work autonomously, manage complexity and uncertainty
  • Fully PC literate in standard software packages incl. Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Strong team player with ability to develop effective working relationships
  • Passion for cosmetic products, brands and trends; with a creative flair
  • Willingness to conduct international travel but be based in South London

What's on Offer

Competitive salary plus benefits

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