|Role:||NPD Manager - Cosmetics|
|Salary:||£30,000 - £42,000|
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.
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN COSMETICS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.
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!