Product Development Manager

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London | Ref: BBBH16681

£35000 - £45000 per annum

Product Development Manager- Cosmetics
£35-45,000 DOE
Role Profile

  • Liaise daily with partner factories in Europe
  • Proactively communicate with customers and manage then relationships with suppliers & Customers on a daily basis
  • Responsible for structuring and updating a critical path for product development stages and sampling
  • Develop new products and prepare briefs for factory and design team
  • Market research and analysis of trends, look for new possibilities to expand our product offer and identify growth opportunities
  • Work closely with merchandisers to ensure on time delivery, negotiating prices and managing the critical path.
  • Lead and manage other members of the team on several projects in an efficient and professional

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience of working closely with suppliers in Europe.
  • Experience of working at or with High Street retailers
  • Understanding of creating and managing a critical path from sample stage through delivery
  • Knowledge of managing the sample route from start to finish
  • A passion for cosmetics and beauty products - previous Experience in the Health & Beauty sector/Fragrances is an advantage.
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to travel as required

Client information
My client is a leading Supplier of Cosmetics and Skincare looking for a Product Development to join their growing team based in their Central London office.

Generous staff discount
Pension Scheme

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