Função: Marketing Desenvolvimento

Tipo de Emprego: Tempo Integral

Localização: New York - New York

País: USA

Section 1: General Information

Job Title: Director – Product Development  

Function: Global Product Innovation

FSLA status: Exempt

Division: Kiehl’s DMI

Supervisor Title: SVP, DMI Product Innovation        

Location: 435 Hudson Street, NYC


Section 2:  Job Summary

Responsible for driving skincare growth for Kiehl’s though the development of innovative new product “paniers” which utilize all technologies available  through L’Oreal as well as external vendors to meet consumer needs worldwide.

Section 3:  Job Requirements:

- Bachelor’s Degree

- 7-10 years experience in skincare

- Technical understanding of skincare formulas

- Specific experience in the Asia skincare market

- Experience directing/collaborating with Research & Innovation (R&I)

- Strong oral, written, interpersonal communication skills

- Strong organizational and follow-up skills

- Ability to work within a rigorous deadline schedule

- Ability to function in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

- Work with third party skincare vendors/ manufacturers

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office

- Some travel



Section 4:  Judgment and Decision Making 

Impactful force in innovation plan of the brand.  Intermittent supervision of decisions and judgments by SVP, Product Innovation.


Section 5:  Financial Scope (if applicable):

Annual Budget Responsibility: Track the DMI claims support research/ testing budget. 

Section 6:  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities

% of time spent.

1.  Lead all aspects of product development for assigned projects.



2.  With SVP Product Innovation and Marketing, develop a 3 year innovation calendar



3.  Manage formula cost to meet set objectives.



4.  Ensure on-time delivery of new products working closely with Marketing and Development.


5.  Work With  Product Innovation Manager based in Korea to identify emerging trends and fast development opportunities


6.  Work with Scientific Director and R&I to provide formula information to the Global Communications, Education, and Marketing teams




Section 7:  Required Competencies:


1.  Leads with Human Sensitivity – Demonstrates respect (i.e. leads direct reports in a demanding yet fair way), develops others

2.  Displays Sensitivity to Our “Métier” – Focuses on quality, builds knowledge of the skin care business and understands skin care formula development.


3.  Demonstrates Entrepreneurship – Takes initiative (i.e. takes risks, challenges the status quo), focuses on customers, improves performance (i.e. takes actions to create value and contain costs) and develops a vision

4.  Innovates – Shows curiosity (i.e. looks for trends and events in various domains), imagines creative solutions generating business value, promotes team creativity (i.e. participates in creative controversy using insightful questioning and constructive critique)

5. Achieves Results with Integrity – Conveys energy, focuses on results and acts with integrity

6.  Manages Complexity – Reasons from multiple perspectives (i.e. simplifies complex issues by identifying essential elements) and makes decisions (i.e. involves key stakeholders in the decision making process)


7 Interacts Effectively – Listens and communicates effectively and actively networks (i.e. meets stakeholders, understands and decodes their needs and shares these with the team)


Please note:  This job description does not list all duties of the job.  Employees may be asked by management to perform other duties.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.