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Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions- Project Management, L'Oréal Research & Innovation

Сфера деятельности: Research & Innovation

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Clark, NJ

Страна: USA

Position Title: Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Project Management, L'Oreal Research & Innovation

Location: Clark, New Jersey (Hybrid)

Department: R&I Mergers & Acquisitions


For more than hundred years, L’Oréal believes that beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific domains, we are confident in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely linked to the new consumer expectations all over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives.


L’Oréal Research & Innovation (R&I) has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 4,100 L'Oréal R&I people are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a cooperative way, open to the world.


To discover our scientific and technical functions at L'Oréal Research & Innovation, please check our Behind The Scenes Website (Link).


We are seeking a Manager to join our Mergers & Acquisitions team in our Clark, New Jersey site.      


As a Manager in the Mergers & Acquisitions team, your main responsibilities are: 

  • Investigates the products portfolio of the new brands considered as potential acquisitions or investments and summarizes such a portfolio in a detailed technical document to facilitate the review by the R&I Acquisition team. 
  • Organizes and coordinates the R&I Pre-Assessment, Pre-Due Diligence and Due Diligence reviews with product categories, International Ingredient Innovation, Product Safety, Regulatory, Claims, Microbiology, and other appropriate support teams on the Acquisition projects. Acts under the supervision of the Head of the R&I Mergers & Acquisitions. 
  • Summarizes the reviews in the appropriate formal documents to be presented to the R&I Senior Management team.
  • Develops and maintains a compatible and open working relationship with all other departments including at the Brand/Business Division and the M&A team in Hudson Yards, the Operations team, the R&I Métiers, and R&I support groups ( International Ingredient Innovation, Product Safety, Regulatory, Claims, Microbiology,  Open Development, and Patents Department) contributing to the Acquisition brands investigation and review. 
  • Plans and executes all departmental system requirements whose objective is to save time through minimization of error, elimination of redundant or repetitive tasks and the assurance of clarity of purpose of all departmental actions.
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as strong presentation abilities.
  • Works constantly in a multi-tasking manner, with a developed sense of urgency and flexibility, organizes all the Acquisition Project meetings, issues meeting minutes with appropriate action plans while motivating the teams involved in the review. 
  • Interacts decisively, quickly, effectively, fairly, and harmoniously with fellow researchers and groups inside and outside of R&I at all levels.
  • Has an absolute respect for the confidentiality of all projects.


To Succeed In This Position, You Have: 

  • A completed Bachelors or Masters degree is required. Areas of study include Biological, Physical or Material Sciences, Chemical Engineering, or related fields 
  • A minimum of 5-years of relevant experience in cosmetic and personal care industry is required
  • Hands on experience in cosmetic and personal care product development and formulation is preferred.
  • Knowledge or experience in mergers, acquisitions and business integrations OR deep knowledge and understanding about Personal Care Development organization and requirements is required.
  • Be able to work under pressure along with strong time constraints and handle multiple and complex tasks of the project simultaneously. 
  • Sensitive to various cosmetic products attributes. Creative and self-motivated. 
  • Be able to think creatively and willing to take an extra step to complete projects. 
  • Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills. 
  • Foreign language skill such as Spanish and/or French is a plus.
  • The ability to be onsite, in the office as this is an essential function of the position (required)
  • Authorization to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent, ongoing basis without the need for legal sponsorship now or in the future (required)


What's In It For You: 

  • Corporate Short Term Incentives (Corporate Profit Sharing Bonus, Individual Performance Bonus)
  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)
  • Hybrid Work Policy (Up to 2 Days Work from Home)
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs


If you identify yourself in this position, please apply by uploading your resume in a PDF/Word Document.


The L'Oréal Group is convinced that difference is a deep source of wealth, that allows everyone to grow, to challenge themselves and to go further. We strongly encourage everyone to always dare and never censor themselves. Skills can always be learnt. We will be delighted to exchange with you!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.


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