Cargo: Research & Innovation

Tipo de posição: Permanent

Tipo de emprego: Full - Time

Local: Tokyo

País: Japan

A key strategic role within the L’Oréal R&I organization:

  • Strategic inputs to build project ambition and performance evaluation plans
  • Define scope of projects with key stakeholders
  • Lead evaluation design for all innovation and development projects for the Make-up category
  • Integrate & plan cross functional programs to deliver strong performance insights
  • Lead communication of key project performance results


Key job responsibilities:

  • To be a strategic partner to Make-up Métier on a global program to shape strategy and project ambition
  • To define and lead evaluation plan at an international level and contribute to global evaluation architecture work
  • To partner with project leaders to define project briefs, product performance ambitions, and consumer targets.
  • To propose robust evaluation plan to provide strong body of evidence for product performance in collaboration with labs, innovation direction/consumer market insights, cross functional PPE expertise teams and worldwide Category Performance Leader (CPL)
  • To synthesize and communicate key project performance as representative for Product Performance Evaluation (PPE) at top management and international meetings
  • Anticipate needs and define category evaluation capability development plans working with category general managers and functional capabilities
  • Work with science teams to continuously build category/product knowledge
  • Supervise the budget: balancing demand, business-line priorities and resources


  • Experience in B to C industries, including measurement of product performance, especially with consumers
  • Experience of project management
  • Awareness of market developments (bibliographies, benchmarking, patents and internal presentations/technologies)
  • Ability to supervise a portfolio and manage a budget
  • Strong collaborator and team builder with a cross-discipline team
  • Experience working in an international, multi-cultural environment
  • Deliver clear insights through analyzing multiple/complex data sets

Key skills and Qualifications:

  • Preferred area of study include Psychology, Social Sciences, Business, Marketing, Communications
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written/oral) and organizational skills
  • Strong diplomacy, influencing and leadership skills
  • An understanding of how to excite and motivate across multi-discipline, mostly importantly, with laboratories
  • Strong communication and analytical skills a must
  • Ability to create aesthetic & succinct powerpoint presentations summarizing project learnings, status and next steps
  • Knowledge and passion in beauty, cosmetic, make-up an advantage
  • Must be proficient in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel