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Global Assistant Product Manager - Soap & Glory

Support Office

Summary

Job Reference: 162745BR

Weybridge Support Office

Fixed Term

Full-time

Global Assistant Product Manager – Soap & Glory

As a Global Assistant Product Manager, in partnership with the global brand team, you will work on delivery of the product innovation strategy and product plans. You will work collaboratively with the Global Product Manager, on input to NPD strategies and the pipeline of new products. You will be responsible for end to end product development, from creating compelling consumer led concepts to the finished product.

About the opportunity

• You will build product briefs that deliver against the brand strategy and own the delivery of these plans with cross functional teams.
• Mapping category trends and opportunities into product plans
• You will take ownership of the end to end product development for your brands from concept creation through to ensuring the on time delivery and sufficiency of the product plans
• Translating macro trends into micro product detail these include packaging, formulation, fragrance & design elements.
• Competitor research, understanding and analysis
• You can demonstrate a deep 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
• You will effectively deliver consumer relevant qualities
• You will share best practice through matrix working
• Lead the relationship with agency partners and their work on our brands from brief & evaluation: specifically packaging design and fragrance houses
• Supporting the Global Senior Product Manager, contributing to category plans, prioritising and direction setting

A bit about you

Are you passionate about product development? Do you challenge yourself to stay aware of beauty and skincare led trends?

In addition to the above the following skills would be advantageous for the role of Product Manager:

• You can show experience in end to end product development with experience in delivering at pace. Previous experience on Skincare category would be of benefit.
• You are a forward-thinking relationship builder with experience of leading virtual teams
• A driver of change – leading the way and role modelling new processes for others
• Passionate about best in class delivery – on time, in full, right first time and committed to achieving this
• Extensive experience in product development experience working in an FMCG environment

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 charley.toomer@boots.co.uk

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