Beauty

Fulltime
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Job# 31933 BH# 369417
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Senior Manager, Product Development

Client Overview: 

Our client is a popular beauty brand creating the latest skincare must-haves for every beauty enthusiast. Their award-winning, innovative, and on-trend products are consistently applauded by top publications.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for leading the company’s product development strategy and annual pipeline and launch roadmap to build a differentiated, commercially successful assortment.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement the company’s product development strategy and annual pipeline and launch roadmap to build a differentiated, commercially successful assortment

• Evaluate trends in skincare and probiotics to present ideas for innovation pipeline to build the company’s differentiated brand positioning 
• Lead brainstorming sessions, R&D meetings, and third-party vendor meeting to seek innovation and new concepts 

• Create product briefs, negotiate with manufacturers and vendors to achieve targets, and maintain

working knowledge of raw ingredients in terms of formula performance and claims 

• Direct project management from concept to final product and serve as the key liaison with external vendors for submissions, testing, ingredient lists, costs, and quantities 

• Coordinate samples for external testing facility and review supporting assets, such as B&A’s, test results, and materials for retail partner support 
 

Key Qualifications:

• 5 years’ skincare product development experience
• Experience working with manufacturing partners/external chemists on custom formula development
• Strong project management skills 
• Interest in the skin microbiome/probiotics and their benefits in topical skincare