Product Development Director (Perfumes/Oils/Bodycare)

A fantastic opportunity to join a major retail in the category and join a team driving dynamic change. 
The Director of Product Development  (Perfumes/Oils/Bodycare)
is responsible for leading the organisation in research for new products, product enhancements and product redesign. Evaluating the potential and practicality of products in development and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 

Reporting to CEO 
Key Internal Partners: 
Sales Director, Category Manager, Branding Manager, Marketing Director, R&D team. 
Personal experience, skills, traits requirements.

  • Very strong project management skills.
  • High energy individual, self-directed and enthusiastic.
  • Team leadership delivery through a culture of coaching; guidance, feedback and collaborative approach.
  • Able to create a culture of customer focus.
  • High levels of initiative
  • Spent considerable time working with fragrances / cosmetics products 
  • 5 + years in NPD Senior Management, managing the end to end NPD process. 
  • A degree in science, business, engineering or organizational management is preferred
  • Highly organised, used to dealing with multiple ranges and categories.
  • Highly communicative & process orientated, shown clear ability to develop systems and process for improving team efficiency.
  • Shown consistent ability to operate to tight deadlines and budgets.
  • Clear history and evidence of new product delivery that sell based on market research,
  • able to identify market trends. 
  • Able to manage, motivate and train team members. 
  • Constantly improving knowledge of the categories, and an attitude bias towards continually innovating and improving products. 
  • Must have executive presentation skills, a collaborative approach and the ability to
  • manage complexity
  • Fluent English


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