Função: Desenho e Merchandising de Varejo

Tipo de Emprego: Tempo Integral

Localização: London - Hammersmith

País: United Kingdom

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.  Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.


What are key highlights of this role?

 Responsible for the VM L'Oreal Paris for all card Promo sites for our retailers, both high street & grocery. Ensuring all our promotional activity reflects media accurately and communicates relevant in store message.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Merchandising solutions: Deliver strong visual merchandising solutions in line with marketing/commercial briefs ensuring 1/ all promotional periods are delivered on time and to budget and 2/ positive internal feedback
  • Merchandising principals: Develop an in depth understanding of merchandising principles for launches and re-promotes. Use this understanding to challenge sales and marketing on load-ups (right mix of SKUs/ no of SKUs vs educational/ SKU flow)
  • Project Management: Overseeing up to 20-30 Promotional point of sale projects at a given time. Manage all projects efficiently and effectively, from initial load-up meetings to briefing design agencies and through prototype, approval, final production and implementation in store. Maintain clear communications with key stakeholders. Develop relationships internally, with merchandising contacts within retailers and with agencies
  • Process Management: 1/ ensure efficient and accurate tester forecasting and 2/ manage tester orders for promotions in your categories
  • Events Planning: Managing bespoke projects including FSU, Stores take over, Window Design
  • Retailer Relationships: Meet with key retailers regularly (once a month) to review plans and sign off units
  • Cost Efficiencies: Build up awareness of site costs; what aspects add to costs and how unit costs can be reduced. Work with purchasing to achieve cost effective solutions and draw from a series of suppliers to ensure best competitive pricing.
  • Promo Budget: Responsible for budget maintenance, recording over/underspend, flagging issues and finding savings/efficiencies. Raise PO’s accurately and upwardly manage signature flow to ensure POs are obtained when required. Enter PO’s accurately into budget tracker with all elements assigned to the correct planned spend


Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for a passionate individual who has a drive for results. You should be confident demonstrating all of the following:

  • Creativity and aesthetic understanding and appreciation
  • Project Management experience and the ability to multi task
  • Commercial Awareness – Numerical
  • Attention to detail and highly organised
  • Ability to manage complex budgets
  • Flexible and pragmatic in approach
  • Previous experience working on cosmetics


What key skills are L’Oréal looking for?

  • Demonstrates entrepreneurship
  • Manages Complexity
  • Achieves results with integrity
  • Acts/Leads with human sensitivity
  • Displays sensitivity to the métier
  • Interacts effectively
  • Innovates

What could L’Oréal offer me?

  • World class training and development
  • Excellent benefits including pension, profit share and product discounts and a competitive salary
  • Work with some of the biggest brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty.
  • The opportunity to lead change you want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world.