Product Manager S&G Gift

Job reference: 150663BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Product Manager S&G Gift

Soap & Glory is one of our biggest gifting brands UK and globally and are looking for an experienced Product Manager to drive future opportunities. As the Global Product Manager for Soap & Glory Gift, you will lead the creation of the product strategy, creative design and assortment portfolio. 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.

About the opportunity

• You will lead the strategic direction and concept creation for the Soap & Glory Gift Offer and work collaboratively with the Snr Product Manager to build product strategies & product assortments.
• 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, design and development, ensuring the on-time delivery of the product plans.
• 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.

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 gifting category and ideally bath & body (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

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 samuel.ryder@boots.co.uk