Head of NPD - Skincare

£70000 - £100000 per annum
24 Jun 2019
22 Jul 2019
Alex Hamilton
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of NPD - Skin Care
  • Nottingham
  • Flexible working
  • Great package

A leading FMCG business are looking for a Head of Innovation, for a high profile, impactful role.

If you passionate about innovation and have a successful track record of leading complex brand launches / NPD programmes you need to keep reading!

This incredible role will own the delivery of the Skincare product portfolio, with a customer first approach.
You will be accountable for managing a large product portfolio of multiple brands, over full lifecycle (NPD, Innovation delivery, EPD).

A strong technical background will be highly advantageous, preferable from an FMCG or retail environment with a deep knowledge of the skincare or health & beauty markets.

If you are excited about owning NPD launch plans, from end to end product delivery, you don't need to look any further….

Enough about basics, what about you…
  • High energy, confident, adaptable and passion
  • This is an innovative and exciting company who own multiple brands and looking to make big waves you have to be able to reflect the Brands personality.
  • Strong understanding across brand commercial and supply chain
  • A real passion for product delivery!
  • You will be a character who is results driven, a people person and a natural influencer - charismatic maybe…

Key Responsibilities:
  • You will be accountable for the end-to-end product delivery. The face of product delivery, providing input to craft and shape the brief. Ensuring that product is appropriately specified and driving all aspects of technical delivery to meet brand/customer needs, business deliverables (time, cost, quality). You will also ensure legislative compliance and appropriate risk management.
  • Technical leadership of all product delivery activities internally and with the supplier base to ensure that a portfolio of product solutions is in place to meet NPD needs for all brands
  • You will ensure globally applicable processes and procedures are embedded and the team has the skills and knowledge to ensure robust product delivery.
  • Ensures the health & governance of the total project portfolio. Engages the organization and supplier base to deliver all plans globally.
  • Ensures all appropriate product delivery resources are available to support category 3YP and proposes/facilitates project prioritization/phasing to maximize resource efficiencies within the category.

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