New Product Development Manager

ROC Retail
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
*£35,000 - £40,000 pro rata + pension + discounts and other benefits
*6-12 month maternity contract
*Leading luxury skincare / beauty brand
*Background in Science and Business ideal!

This 6-12 month maternity contract vacancy as New Product Development Manager is an attractive interim opportunity within an award-winning luxury beauty and skincare company that has already achieved industry accolades beyond expectations.

Working closely with the Head of NPD, this New Product Development Manager will support and manage the delivery of new products from concept to shelf. It would suit a Product Development professional with a background in Science and Business. Basic knowledge of skincare claims and a curiosity in skincare science will be very advantageous.

The Founder of this sought-after brand has become a leading go-to skincare expert for TV programmes, top glossy magazines and high quality newspapers. This company has earned a high profile media presence that is driving industry recognition and sales to very exciting levels.

This New Product Development Manager role can offer you:

*Salary £35,000 - £40,000 pro rata
*Products and amazing discounts
*6-12 month maternity contract
*Outstanding working conditions

Requirements for this New Product Development Manager contract role:

*5 + years' experience within Product Development, ideally within skincare / beauty
*Strong interest in the science of skincare
*Excellent relationship-building skills and communication, both spoken and written
*Exceptional organisational talents
*High attention to detail
*Willingness to complete a 6-12 month maternity contract

Key accountabilities within this New Product Development Manager contract role include:

*Supporting new product development function of the business
*Sourcing packaging and managing all information required for packaging artworks
*Sourcing and researching exciting new raw materials
*Meeting with suppliers to review new technologies and ingredients
*Developing detailed formulation briefs
*Managing quality across all packaging and formulation
*Co-ordinating regulatory requirements in terms of testing, pack copy, claims
*Managing external suppliers
*Liaising with Sales and Operations to plan launches

If this New Product Development Manager contract opportunity appeals and you would like to apply, please email your CV, in Word format, (not PDF), as soon as possible quoting "New Product Development Manager - Beauty".

Thank you for applying to this advertisement; we appreciate your interest in this New Product Development Manager contract opportunity. All applications are important to us, but due to the high volume of response we receive from our advertisements, we only contact successful applicant. We wish you all the best in your search for a new position.

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