Función del empleo: Other

Tipo de puesto: Apprenticeship

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: London

País: United Kingdom

Based: Hammersmith, London

Start Dates: September 2022

Annual Salary: £20,500 per annum

Level : Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship.

The Team/Department...

 Category Management team – sits within the Digital & Innovation team in PPD (Professional Product Division)

You will...

You will be interfacing and developing relationships with the highest levels of management and key decision makers within both L’Oréal and potentially our salon partners so you will need to be a people person with the emotional intelligence it takes to work with and influence a wide variety of people across all functions + backgrounds. Your role will bring significant opportunities to implement new strategies, ways of working and mindset across all functions within PPD.  You will be working in the Digital & Innovation team, giving you the opportunity to work closely + partner with marketing, commercial + field teams on a number of change projects. Strong project management, organisation, time management, stakeholder engagement + communication skills as well as an appreciation for other teams’ priorities + perspectives will be essential. You will be converting data into insights into action so strong analytical + numerical skills, an inquisitive mindset and enthusiasm to pick up new tools + skills and an entrepreneurial approach will stand you in good stead.

Day-to-day you may be...

  • Develop a strong level of category and customer expertise across Hair, Colour + Style to provide meaningful + actionable recommendations for our B2B + selected B2C retailers.
  • Analyse multiple sources of data to fully understand all PPD categories. Develop full understanding of all internal data sources + software, to drive understanding of our customers + their clients.
  • Lead creation + presentation regular market + PPD performance reviews + insights for the division + selected customers.
  • Partner with CMI (Consumer Market Insights) + Market Intelligence teams to ensure we get maximum impact from all market, consumer + customer research, from a category as well as brand point of view – ensure outputs are translatable for internal teams + customers.
  • Develop a close working relationship with the internal PPD Commercial and Marketing Teams to understand all commercial objectives and provide value-add services + insights to enhance our business activations.
  • Support Head of Category Management in creation and development of 3yr Category Strategies for Colour + Hair to drive PPD Go-to-market strategy across all brands + channels.
  • Lead the range review (range and assortment) process internally across all PPD brands. Undertake data analysis, range and space evaluation, and prepare + maintain merchandising principles + planograms throughout the year.
  • Work with LPS, B2B + Field teams to drive implementation of above planograms + other catman services in as many PPD clients as possible.
  • Support Head of Catman in specific merchandising / look + feel projects for chosen customers.
  • Support Head of Catman in driving digital acceleration through ideal taxonomy, user-experience, consumer segmentation in your retailers + work with the CMO / Market Intelligence team to translate market leading data into actions + opportunities.

You have...

In order to be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail + an inquisitive mindset
  • Exceptional organizational + time management skills
  • A flexible approach to work, with an ability to manage multiple tasks + lead projects.
  • Strong team player approach with the ability to network + influence others.
  • Ability to develop strong business relationships + manage stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Ability to work autonomously with an entrepreneurial approach.
  • Proactivity, with a keen eye for improved efficiency.
  • Confident, enthusiastic and persuasive in their manner, the job holder will be practical and methodical in their approach to problem solving

In this role you will…

  • Partner with, influence + learn from all functions across the division
  • Work with the #1 company, biggest brands + most passionate people in the Salon industry.
  • Lead + pioneer new projects that will influence the whole division + change the hairdressing industry
  • Develop your communication, project management, analytical, stakeholder management + entrepreneurial skills
  • Have the opportunity to lead change you want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world.

You are...

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Have the GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C (4, or equivalent)
  • Have achieved an ABB at A Level, or 34 points (16 at higher level) in the International Baccalaureate


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