Brand Business Manager - Colour L'Oreal Professionnel - FTC - PPD
When you look at L’Oréal, what do you see? If all you see is lipstick, look again and experience the Freedom to go Beyond the ordinary. That’s the beauty of L’Oréal. We operate in 150 countries on 5 continents. With 36 international brands and 86,000 employees worldwide, we’re well on our way to fulfilling our common purpose: to create beauty that moves the world.
By 2030 we want to capture over another 1 billion consumers around the world. How? By creating cosmetic products which meet the infinite diversity of consumers beauty needs and desires, and always through digital innovation. Not only that, but taking our sustainability goals seriously; moving us to a more inclusive and sustainable society, for every generation.
Our brands, dynamic culture, and always being our own challenger mean that we offer freedom and opportunity you won’t get anywhere else.
If you want the Freedom to go Beyond, we’ll see you at L’Oréal.
In the Professional Products Division, our mission is to support hairdressers and develop the hair industry sustainably, while benefiting all. We’re the founding Division for the L’Oréal group, having history more than 110 years ago.
Here, you’ll be constantly looking to create connections between our brands, professionals and consumers in every market. Our mission is to always reinvent professional beauty and lead the digital transformation of our industry with a customer-centric approach.
Thanks to our 6 global brands like L’Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase, Redken and Pureology, and 3 local brands across the world, we provide professionals and consumers with better, safer and more sustainable professional haircare, experiences and services.
•Become the BBM for our No1 Professional Hair Colour brand in the UKI.
•Defining the rules of the market by driving a B2B and B2C strategy to grow both the professional category and the brand.
•You will be a “Drive” partner for the global brand team for products launches and services.
•Lead the team in delivering best in class activations with Advocacy, Commercial and Education teams.
•Partner with the Head of Comms on a B2B & B2C Advocacy strategy and plan with Pros and Influencers
•Manage the budget and the financial implications of forecasts.
•Lead local adaptation of advertising materials; influence media and promotion recommendations.
•Oversee and guide brand development, manage portfolio priorities.
•Listen to, develop a deep understanding of local consumers, and generate new insights.
•Monitor local trends and feedback findings to Zones / DMIs. Take ownership of international launches and create the right angle of attack for success in the local market. Ownership and responsibility for supervising the entire process.
•Accurate forecasting & exceptional customer service, through data analysis & collaboration with demand & supply teams.
•Mobilise other departments to support the colour strategy and plans.
•Recruit, develop and manage a team. Act as a mentor to team members – develop and coach.
•Understand key business drivers per channel mix and implement strategy accordingly.
•The ability to work alongside different departments and stakeholders to meet 360 needs of brand and create high impact - a natural collaborator.
•Be a team player that integrates with new team members and creates a positive and efficient work environment with team spirit and mutual respect.
•Educated to degree level or equivalent.
•Excellent communication (written and verbal skills) along with the ability to influence and build relationships across an organization.
•Highly organized with prioritization skills.
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•Ability to analyse data, draw accurate conclusions and communicate key messages succinctly. Excellent presentation skills.
•Solutions orientated mindset with the ability to work at pace in a Sales environment and cope with ambiguity.
•The ability to work to a high degree of accuracy and meet deadlines.
•Experience of creating, strategizing and organising educational events and color marketing content
•Experience of creating innovative advocacy marketing strategies to drive sell out and generate new business leads
Ambition: You anticipate, think and dream big, demonstrating a high level of aspiration. You are self-driven and show proactivity, especially when seeing problems as challenges. You thrive for exceptional performance.
Judgement: You can balance operational and strategic thinking, challenging the status quo and managing confrontation effectively. You cut quickly through complexity and ambiguity whilst also thinking sustainably and are future-oriented. You reduce complexity to get things done.
Resilience: You always demonstrate purpose and ownership mindset but manage your own energy well. You uphold positivity for others and persist, bouncing back when faced with obstacles. You step back at times and accept limits.
Empathy: You cooperate and network effectively, creating genuine and trustful relationships with diverse people. You are sensitive to beauty and related emotions, always supporting others and showing benevolence. You understand and respect others’ feelings and motives.
Learning Agility: You are a self-motivated learner, showing self-awareness and demonstrating openness and curiosity. You experiment and learn from mistakes and past experiences, always showing courage and stepping out of your comfort zone. You support the development of a learning culture.
We put people development and learning at the heart of our business; we’ll help you master your role, develop your technical expertise and you’ll benefit from exceptional management and leadership programmes. From face-to-face workshops to our global online learning resources, you’re actively encouraged to embed learning into your daily life and are rewarded for continuous improvement. Don’t forget that every employee gets 3 Coursera credits; that means you can get qualifications from over 1000 universities from around the world, with thousands of courses to choose from.
Looking for a good work/life balance? With our new hybrid working scheme, you can take a flexible approach to work as well as benefit from early finishes on Fridays during the summer...so you can enjoy more time with your friends and family.
As any great employer should do, we make sure we look after your financial wellbeing. That’s why we have a great pension plan, profit share scheme and many more incentives to give you the security you deserve. We also put employee health and wellbeing at the front of everything we do; fully training employees as mental health ambassadors to support and educate ourselves further. There’s also the chance to enrol in medical and dental insurance, gym discounts, health check-ups and even yoga and Pilates classes to employees in all of our locations.
Oh, did we mention that as an employee you also get discount sales of up to 70% off throughout the year on our 36 brands? Plus, you also get the option to share that in our Friends and Family sales as well!
How we recruit
At L’Oréal, we take pride in creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome, and their contributions are valued. When we recruit, hire, train, promote or engage in any other employment practice, we are committed to being an inclusive employer regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, medical condition or disability, or any other protected status. When we look for talent, we welcome difference - different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and perspectives. The beauty we find in our differences gives us the freedom to go beyond. That’s the beauty of L’Oréal.