APPLYBACKNPD Manager - Cosmetics - Trafford Park

Role:NPD Manager - Cosmetics
Salary:£30,000 - £42,000
Location:Trafford Park

Our client is a major player in the wholesale beauty sector – well established and a company that grows year on year.  They have established a new division to capitalize on the growth of their Brands and as a result have some exciting opportunities.


They are looking for a New Product Development Manager with creative flair, vision and an enthusiastic and organised approach who conducts themselves with confident and aplomb.




You will have an entrepreneurial mind set with real commercial acumen able to work in a collaborative environment and bring passion and energy to the role.


Based in Head Office in Manchester you have occasional trips to London and may be required to stay away from home from time to time.


You will be responsible for:


Overseeing product lines and trend direction

Creating a focused brand concept – presenting these to Management Meetings

Working with the Brand Manager and Designer on packaging, shades, ingredients, line plans, etc.

Research – seasonal colour palates, new ingredients, new categories

Monitor status of line development daily

Analyze price quotes

Approve products for quality, shad, texture, etc. using your technical knowledge and formal guidelines

Approve protypes and samples

Keep updated design specification packages

Plan in outline all new product development – first plan cover to end of 2021

Introduce testing of new concept and styles

Help recruit and then train and manage an Assistant Product Manager

Be part of the team that presents to major retailers and other markets


This is an exciting opportunity.  Time to be part of something new and take all the opportunities that will give to you and your career.


It starts by sending me your CV – I want to know more about you!