Vice President - New Product Development
Marketing, PR & Advertising - FMCG / Consumer Goods - Manufacturing
£120k

Job Title: 
Vice President - New Product Development
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
Marketing, PR & Advertising
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Manufacturing
Location: 
Europe
Base Salary: 
£120k
Bonus: 
full executive package and 30% - 50% annual bonus and Long term Incentives.
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
VPD/896/10
About this position: 

Our client is a global manufacturer of premium Branded cosmetics with a leading market share across B2B and D2C channels. Due to promotion they are looking to appoint a Global Vice President to lead a Group NPD function.

 

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the board, you will hold complete responsibility for all New Product Development projects (Research to Launch) across all markets and channels globally, working closely alongside commercial, technical and operational peers to ensure success.
  • Will manage significant investment budgets and utilise group resources where required whilst directing a dedicated team with 10+ direct reports.
  • You will engage with customers to fully understand their requirements, gaps/ trends and deliver customer and channel specific projects to ensure commercial targets are achieved and exceeded.
The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated with exceptional project management skills you will have a proven track record delivering successful full life cycle New Product initiatives in the Branded Beauty sector
  • Will have significant exposure to beauty channel wholesale customers and consumers with a solid understanding of their workings.
  • The ability to utilise complex consumer and customer data to deliver positive results.
  • Commercially astute with excellent internal and external communication & presentation skills with the ability to lead a multifunctional team.