Beauty Product Manager
Do you live and breathe beauty?
Are you fizzing with experience in product development within the beauty market?
You will be working for an innovative beauty brand designing and delivering on-trend products whilst managing two Product Developers and leading them on the day to day development. You will also work closely with other business functions, such as Head of Sales in the UK, US and Asia to deliver relevant innovative products with maximum profitability for the business, compliant with relevant legislation and delivered within agreed timeframe.
Being obsessed with all things beauty you will constantly be analysing the market for new product development opportunities. Monitoring blogs, vlogs, beauty retailers (bricks and mortar and online) and trade publications for the latest beauty activity and trends. Not only do you have an eye for trends but also facts & figures, analysing all available data from demand planning to have a continuous understanding of products successes & failures.
You will be the first point of contact for anyone in the business regarding queries on the lines in the category and be confident in presenting ideas for new brands and product ranges whilst demonstrating commercial awareness by suggesting supply base, target costs/retails and target customers and an understanding of the beauty strategy to senior management.
Using your on-point market knowledge you will work with the retailers to create bespoke ranges ensuring feasibility and compliance. You will proactively manage all other functions of the business on the critical path from concept to shelf to ensure all deadlines and briefs are met.
Having experience with far east suppliers/ manufacturers you know where and how to get the best possible deals and are happy when needed to visit to negotiate face to face.This is a fantastic opportunity to join this fun company where your hard work and leadership will be rewarded.