Product Manager

Description Our client is an established contract Manufacturer based in Cape Town whose customers are Retail Chains and Brand Owners for whom they develop, manufacture new and innovative beauty ranges and existing ranges such as Skincare, Haircare and Bodycare.Due to a growing demand an exciting opportunity exists to expand the Innovation Team with additional Product Managers.Liaise with and manage the relationship with Retail Chains and Brand Owner's on:-The presentation of proposed trends and opportunities in the beauty product spaceThe development of new beauty products and lines for Retail Chains and Brand OwnersThe supply and service of beauty products manufactured on behalf of retail chains and brand ownersHead up the internal process of developing new beauty products and ranges:-Briefing the in-house R&D Lab to create new product formulationsBriefing packaging suppliers to obtain suitable new product packaging and labelling in accordance with the Retail Chain or Brand Owners artwork and requirementsProviding ongoing liaison on the status of product development, problem solving, practical issues to the satisfaction of the Retail Chain or Brand OwnerAdministering the process of development ensuring that all records are maintained for internal and external requirements and that the development remains on budget and on timeTo be successful, the incumbent would need to balance three critical areas:Strong Relationshipsand excellent communication with Retails and Brand Owners which can be demanding and time consumingExcellent managementof the project timeline with both internal and external parties, providing great admin, a strong practical problem solving capability whilst comfortably managing their own pressure and stressSound business sensewith strong numeracy and the ability to read and understand P&L'sIn turn, my client promises : A flat interactive structure where your job and contribution are pivotal and valued; the opportunity to pursue a dynamic and exciting career with great prospects; flexibility in work arrangements and approach.You will need an appropriate Degree or Diploma in Business or Marketing or even a financial/technical area coupled with a strong drive, ambition and work ethic.A track record of success, even in an internship, will assist in demonstrating your capability and any experience or interest and understanding of the Health & Beauty Industry will be an added benefit.Come and work with Blue Chip Clients and develop Health & Beauty Products today. Please forward detailed CV to ******.special-hidden { display: none; }Id Subtitle
Cape Town, WC, ZA