NPD Manager – Beauty – Blended Manchester and Working from Home – Circa £40k

This role will give you the opportunity to really be part of an entrepreneurial business where you are able to work autonomously and truly play a part in shaping brand direction

Are you a passionate NPD specialist looking to really make your mark?

My indie brand client is looking for a new team member to apply their experience is analysing trends, ingredients, packaging, new markets, competitors, developing concepts and delivering!

Working brand-side this role will operate across a number of their owned-brands all offering something a little unique to their market segment.

In close collaboration with your colleagues in Marketing and Technical you will drive the NPD plan from both a creative and executional viewpoint. Hands-on project management of the CPAs for all projects, ensuring a fully joined up approach cross-functionally.

Working with UK based suppliers and manufacturers, stakeholder management will be an important part of the role. Sustainability is also high on their agenda and should also be a passion of yours.

In return, this role will give you the opportunity to really be part of an entrepreneurial business where you are able to work autonomously and truly play a part in shaping brand direction.

There is also real opportunity for your own role to grow as the business have ambitious plans for growth.

The successful candidate is likely to have at least 3 years’ Beauty NPD experience and be educated to degree level/equivalent.

Developing products is arguably a collaborative and sensory activity, touching, smelling and feeling product such a vital step in each new project so therefore being on site regularly is important, this role is blended 3 days in the office and 2 working from home.

Therefore, to be based within striking distance from Manchester is important too.

So, if have at least 3 years’ experience within Beauty NPD and are ready for a move to really put your career on the map then I’d love to hear from you.

Please send your CV to me Ali Reffell, Principal Consultant – Health and Beauty Division at VPss without delay areffell@vpss.co.uk and quote Cos Bus in your application.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted within 5 working days. Thank you for understanding.

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