Head of New Product Development

17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
*Head of New Product Development
*Leading luxury skincare / beauty brand
*£60,000 - £70,000 + pension + discounts and other benefits

This vacancy as Head of New Product Development position is an attractive career opportunity within an award-winning luxury beauty and skincare company that has already achieved industry accolades beyond expectations.

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 Head of New Product Development is a creative role also requiring strong management and organisational talents. Liaising very closely with the Brand Founder and Creative Lead, you will liaise with international production facilities to deliver new products from concept to shelf.

Global skincare knowledge, strong creativity and sound management talents are crucial to work successfully with the Brand Founder discussing initial ideas, product vision, preparing briefing documents and researching activities with the team.

This Head of New Product Development role can offer you:

*Salary £60,000 - £70,000
*Freebies and amazing discounts
*Outstanding working conditions, personal development and benefits

To be successful in this Head of New Product Development position, you will have:

*10 years' + creative and managerial experience ideally within the beauty industry or a luxury brand
*Global skincare knowledge
*Excellent relationship building skills and communication, both spoken and written
*Excellent team management talents
*Exceptional organisational talents

Key accountabilities within this Head of New Product Development role include:

*Managing the product development function of the business
*Managing and delivering new product launches
*Selecting formulation chemists
*Researching packaging options
*Managing all regulatory requirements in terms of testing, pack copy, claims
*Dealing with urgent issues as they arise
*Liaising with Sales and Operations to plan launches

If this Head of New Product Development opportunity appeals and you would like to apply, please email your CV as soon as possible quoting "Head of New Product Development - Beauty".

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