Product Development Assistant Manger

Job title: Product Development Assistant Manger
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Discipline: Beauty
Remote: No
Reference: 424451
Contact name: Nora Gillern
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Product Development Assistant Manger 

Our client is seeking a  product Development Assistant Manager to join their New York team! 

Role and Responsbilites :
  •    Oversee the product development lifecycle from concept to launch, while ensuring  
  •  on-time delivery of critical project milestones, budgets,  and quality control goals.
  • Define the future product roadmap and optimize current product portfolio in accordance with brand development philosophy.
  •  Lead communication with cross-functional departments on product briefs, copy, artwork, packaging briefs, formula feedback and timelines.
  • Work with marketing & creative teams on packaging design and copy that creates an on-brand experience.
  • Spearhead lab briefs and closely communicate with overseas/domestic partners on sample approval process and production timelines.
  • Support cross-functional departments with robust product dossiers on formulations, ingredients, usage, benefits, claims, etc in timely manner.
  • Manage and negotiate product costs in line with competitive SRPs.
  • Conduct consumer survey on products to iterate  and drive improvements in future releases.
  • Spearhead market, competitive, scientific & industry research relevant to development process.
  • Drive clinical and consumer claims testing process.
  • Support international registration processes, including compliant artwork and claims creation.
  • Identify, create and manage relationships with new and existing manufacturing partners.
  • Follow up as needed to ensure all orders are being properly shipped and arriving on schedule.
  • Work with sales and fulfillment teams to forecast and meet product inventory needs.

Product Development Assistant Manger Key quailifications:
•    4-5+ years related experience working in cosmetic product development, 
•    preferably skincare.
•    Ability to work effectively in a team environment, manage multiple projects at the same time set priorities.
•    Stay on top of the latest beauty and  lifestyle trends and find opportunities for new products, variations and ideas.
•    Outstanding organization, follow-through and attention to detail.
•    Highly flexible and responsive with ability to effectively manage multiple, changing priorities.
•    Strong understanding of product development, consumer interests and beauty trends.
•    Based in New York.
•    Candidate will need to be comfortable speaking with international vendors primarily based in South Korea. Apply for this job