Global Product Manager, Liz Earle - No7 Beauty Company

Job reference: 147074BR Previous
Location: Sedley Place (Support Office)
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Global Product Manager, Liz Earle

About the opportunity:


Liz Earle is the number 1 premium cleanser brand in the UK with significant growth plans in the UK and globally and are looking for an experienced Product Manager to help us realise them. As the temporary Global Product Manager for Liz Earle Cosmetics & Bath & Body, you will lead the creation of the product strategy and 3 year product plans. You will be responsible for the delivery of these plans and the end to end product development from creating compelling consumer led concepts to the finished product.

Key Responsibilities:

• You will lead the concept creation for the Liz Earle Cosmetics category and work collaboratively with the Snr Product Manager and Assistant Product manager to build a compelling 3 year plan.
• You will own the delivery of these plans with cross functional teams.
• Leading the end to end product development for your categories from concept through to range planning, shade creation, design, naming and claims - ensuring on time delivery and value targets are met.
• You will develop a deep understanding of the consumer and be able to translate macro trends into micro product detail e.g., packaging, formulation, fragrance & design to effectively deliver consumer relevant qualities
• Lead the relationship with the cross functional teams and agency partners (specifically packaging design and fragrance houses) where relevant and their work on our brands from brief & evaluation.

A bit about you:

• A strategic thinker – finding growth driving opportunities and delivering brilliantly
• Passionate about the consumer, her needs and wants and delighting her with best in class products and experiences.
• You are a forward-thinking relationship builder and leader of teams, with experience of leading virtual teams and sharing best practice through matrix working
• A driver of change – leading the way and role modelling new processes for others
• Detail oriented, always striving for best in class delivery – on time, in full, right first time and commit to achieving this
• Strong experience in product development experience working in an FMCG environment and specifically product development experience within the Cosmetics category and ideally bath & body also (although we will consider candidates who can demonstrate the required skills in other related categories and areas)
• You can demonstrate an understanding of manufacturing and production methods of the category. Your colleagues will look to you for your knowledge in our supplier’s capabilities and assets

Benefits:

• 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Boots Pension Scheme
• 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

About 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 Make-Up 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.