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Product Planning Manager - Global beauty (2 roles available)

  • Location

    Adelaide, South Australia

  • Sector:

    Fashion & Lifestyle, FMCG / Consumer Goods, Luxury, Retail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    AU$80000 - AU$110000 per annum + super + relocation + sponsorship

  • Contact:

    Benny Lee

  • Contact email:

    bennylee@cartermurray.com.au

  • Salary high:

    110000

  • Salary low:

    80000

  • Job ref:

    BL92369063_1552631995

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-14

A home-grown success story, our client is now known globally for their natural botanical-based skincare and cosmetics products. Sold in over 20 countries around the world, they are now hiring for two creative minded Product Planning Managers to join their product planning team.

The role

  • Work with the Product Planning team to create and develop an innovative and effective Product portfolio strategy which meets the needs of our customer and markets
  • Develop short, medium and long horizon product project development strategies for all categories
  • Ensure New Product Strategy and activities align to consumer insights and sector and product trends
  • Partner with Technical Development teams to ensure new Product aligns to formula briefs. Including evaluation and debrief of completed projects.
  • Prepare effective Product briefing to guide markets to forecast demand accurately
  • Consider sustainability improvements and Brand Values and strategy in all stages of development
  • Infuse innovation, encourage creativity and cross- department collaboration
  • Evaluate the performance, including financials and the evolution of product franchises and individual SKU's to guide future innovation
  • Leverage key insights from analytics to inform decisions
  • Remain relentlessly up-to-date on emerging and future trends across all relevant industries to identify and grow business opportunities

The ideal candidate

  • Graduate Degree in Business, Marketing or similar
  • 5+ years experience in a Product Management, Product Development, Product Planning, Category Management or similar position
  • Experience in consumer goods, beauty, luxury brands or FMCG
  • Strong knowledge of product innovation, NPD planning and execution, financial planning and management, category analysis and consumer experience and global trends
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong planning, implementation, presentation and negotiation skills
  • High level organizational skills, team-orientated, project-focused and a self-motivator
  • Ability to interpret data & market research outputs, develop insights that inform and add value to the business

Click through to apply or contact me @ bennylee@cartermurray.com.au | 02 9236 9063

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