Product Developer - Health & Beauty

£30000 - £40000

Buying and Merchandising

South East

Retail

Permanent

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Job Description

New Product Development Manager, Health & Beauty

Slough - up to £40k

Our client is a leading health and beauty retail business with a fantastic product range based in Slough. They are now seeking a New Product Development Manager to join their team! This is a great opportunity to be a part of a fabulous brand with a great team which has an entrepreneurial culture and passion for its customers!

What does this Product Development role involve?

Based in Slough, this New Product development Manager will be responsible for growing the category, ensuring you maintain the inspirational product range that meets customer's needs, builds brand value, drives sales and profit growth and improves market share across all channels.

  • Taking full responsibility for developing existing and new products within the beauty and cosmetic industry
  • Working on specific product development requests and defining benchmarks
  • Liaising directly with suppliers globally to develop products from concept through to end delivery
  • Adhering to requirements surrounding brand values, quality and costings
  • Being at the forefront of trends/innovations/materials/sustainability within the industry
  • Maintaining purchasing data management and filing

What qualities will you need to be successful in this Product Development role?

  • Be in a buying or product development role within a recognised retail business
  • You will need to have good knowledge of the cosmetic and beauty markets, both premium and mass
  • Show a proven track record of developing and implementing supplier strategy and identifying opportunities for the business
  • A keen eye for product innovations, excellent attention to detail and a natural talent for spotting opportunities and current market trends
  • Show tenacity to achieving results whilst recognising and celebrating the success of others
  • Ability to plan and organise workload effectively and be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Negotiate and build lasting relationships based on your strategy and vision for your category
  • Fluent in English, excellent written and oral communication skills with knowledge of MS Office and Photoshop

If you have New Product Development experience within the health and beauty industry then please apply today!