Quality Manager – Cosmetics

Job reference: 142518BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: No7
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Role Title

Quality Manager – Cosmetics and General Merchandise
Based at the Nottingham support office

12-month Fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

If you enjoy finding and implementing quality solutions that enable a global organisation to deliver its business objectives, then this is the role for you.

About the opportunity

As a Quality Manager you are responsible for implementing and maintaining quality systems across the No7 Beauty Company for all Cosmetics and General Merchandise product categories to ensure safe, legal and products of the right quality throughout their lifecycle.

You will work in conjunction with a wide group of cross functional and global stakeholders in the UK, Asia and US including Regulatory, Safety, Regional Quality, Product Development, Claims, Sustainability and Research.

You will work alongside two experienced Quality Managers and directly report to the Head of Global Safety and Quality. You will have one direct report.

Key responsibilities include:

• Provide subject matter expertise to support the development, deployment and maintenance of the Global Quality & Safety systems and standards to support Cosmetics and General Merchandise products throughout the product lifecycle.
• Partner with Research and Product Development teams to ensure all No7 Beauty Company brands are developed and marketed in compliance with the regulatory requirements of the product classification and region sold and ensure any legislative changes impacting the product portfolio are effectively implemented.
• Managing all product quality relevant requirements, issues and sign-off of deviations and changes throughout the product lifecycle that may impact product compliance.
• Provide product category quality expertise to the regional teams as required to ensure all incidents are appropriately managed and use insight from quality incidents as continuous improvement for product Quality & Safety.
• Build effective relationships across the global business to ensure effective & consistent deployment of the global QMS with appropriate feedback & escalation.
• Carry out a gap analysis of our Quality Management System, deliver and implement the QMS by writing, training and auditing procedures.

About you

The ideal candidate will:
• Be an experienced Quality Manager who has knowledge working in an FMCG company.
• Have experience of new product development of Cosmetic or General Merchandise products. Other industries such as Healthcare and retailing will be considered.
• Have experience of working on or implementing quality management systems and ensuring that quality risks are identified and managed.
• Collaborative work style to effectively engage stakeholders to deliver results.
• Be experienced in delivering fast paced and pragmatic solutions to drive efficiencies in processes.


We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive salary
• Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• Boots Pension Scheme
• Competitive holiday allowance
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why No7 Beauty Company

No7 Beauty Company is the new face of beauty and creates the best in beauty for everyone.
We bring a collection of trusted, affordable beauty brands for every skin type, ethnicity, age, and texture. We’re proud of our stand-out portfolio of iconic, global beauty brands, including No7, Liz Earle Beauty Company, Botanics, Soap & Glory, Sleek MakeUp and YourGoodSkin.

Our collection of inclusive and innovative beauty brands has a rich heritage of over 85 years in beauty and skincare. We are powered by our diverse people, these loved brands and - with listening at the heart of our strategy - a deep understanding of our customers.

We’re serious about championing change, building purposeful brands and acting responsibly to make a difference.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Mark.Woodyatt@no7company.com