Head of New Product Development

Recruiter
Hays
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
09 Nov 2018
Ref
3449818
Contact
Alice Fuller
Function
Production
Sector
Luxury
Job Type
Permanent

An innovative, luxury cosmetics company recruiting for Head of New Product Development to work with bath oils

Your new company

An innovative, luxury cosmetics company recruiting for Head of New Product Development to work with bath oils in their Apothecary team. The company own the licences to some of the most prestigious luxury cosmetics brands in the world and have a portfolio of successful fragrances, bath products and skincare.

Your new role

  • Analyse the market and stay one step ahead of competitors with your market offering.
  • lay out budgets and mange them effectively, including COGs and ROI
  • implement and carry out the new product development plan, ensuring it in in budget and everything is on schedule
  • Push back against factories and ensure everything is on schedule and is produced to the highest quality
  • Have strong negotiation skills and ensure all costs are line with budgets and you are delivering on margins
  • Maintain and manage stock in UK and US DCs


What you'll need to succeed

  • Comprehensive experience in NPD for cosmetics products - aromatherapy or bath products are highly desirable
  • Commercially minded and savvy - able to mange budgets and negotiate excellent margins and the best delivery dates for the business
  • A strong project manager - able to perform SWOT analyses on new projects and deliver best outcomes
  • SAP/ SAGE experience is a bonus
  • An excellent communicator- able to communicate with people of different levels and background and build good relationships
  • Able to work in a small team
  • Relaxed and friendly personality
  • Good presentation skills


What you'll get in return

  • An innovative and fun culture, with a welcoming and friendly team
  • Autonomy over your work and career development opportunities
  • The opportunity to work for an established brand with an exceptional reputation within the industry.
  • Excellent opportunity for progression and development



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