Domaine: Opérations

Type d‘emploi: Temps plein

Ville: UK - England - Central London

Pays: United Kingdom

Product Development Manager
East Croydon 

Part of the L’Oréal Group, The Body Shop International is a natural and ethical beauty brand, with 3050 stores in 66 markets around the world, operating through a multi-channel retail strategy, including stand-alone stores, global travel retail locations and e-commerce sites.

Purpose of role:

Develop quality products on time, on cost, in a responsible manner, according to TBS values, brand and consumers needs.

A day in the life. You will:

  • Be the main point of contact representing operations in front of the Brand driving launches, operational projects and innovation.
  • Study upstream the technical, timing and economic feasibility of Marketing briefs and Operations briefs (regulatory, supplier transfer, value analysis)
  • Advise marketing by providing technical solutions and innovative opportunities and by anticipating industrial and economic problems
  • Contribute to the definition of the products and formalize it in respect of the QCP system
  • Build price estimates and product development schedules ; distribute and update them regularly
  • Mobilize the different actors on the project and  carry out the necessary chasing
  • Communicate regularly on project status and alert management and businesses on risks (planning, resources, costs, quality)
  • Organize and chair meetings to convince, motivate and federate internal and external interlocutors around projects
  • Follow up commercialization agreements and ensure the follow up of non-conformity treatment
  • Be responsible for discrepancies regarding timings, costs or quality versus the committed


·    Knowledge of technologies: packaging, formula, manufacturing and packaging process

·    Mastery of launch processes: brief, QCP, estimated prices, XF, pre-pros, artworks…

·    Experienced user of project planning software e.g. MS project or equivalent

·    Experienced at planning and managing multiple projects

·    Experience of risk evaluation techniques

·    Preferably worked in cross functional organization structure

What we offer:

- A passion driven environment where you will share challenges, achievements and innovations with your peers, manager and direct reports

- A tailor-made integration plan to set you for success and an on-going focus on your development

- Competitive salary and benefits package