Our client is a luxury organisation that boasts a diverse portfolio consisting of entertainment businesses, restaurants and an array of natural skincare, bath and body brands! The position available is for a Product Development Manager to work across a variety of beauty brands on product development.
Please note that this position is on a fixed term maternity contract for a minimum of 10 months.
Responsibilities for this role include :
Managing and leading the development of new product concepts, ideas and formula development for all relevant product ranges
Developing strong professional relationship with manufacturers and suppliers
Researching all new active ingredient breakthroughs within relevant categories
Liaising with external product manufacturers on the testing and validation of new product ideas right from the initial brief
Staying up to date on developments with ingredients
Managing product cost sheets
Ensuring products are formulated on time and in a way that matches the company ethos and standards whilst remaining in budget
Candidate requirements :
Solid experience in NPD of bath and beauty products, working with fragrance houses and coordinating the formulation of new products
Strong creative skills
Project and time management skills
Great attention to detail
Self-motivated with an enthusiastic approach
There are some great benefits with this role, including 50% off products and treatments, private healthcare, career progression training, discounted gym membership and an All House Membership.