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Job Title
Sr Product Manager- New Products
Location
Midwest
Country
United States
Region
Midwest
Reference Number
SPDM-SC0117
Position type
Permanent
Category
Accessories
Beauty
Job Function
Product Management
Quality / Testing
Research & Development
Supply Chain
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

Sr Product Manager- New Products

Join a privately held fast growing organization where you can be a part of a nimble team.  Work with a fun, friendly, dynamic team that’s as passionate about their company as they are about their products.

We are looking for a strategic thinker who can identify market opportunities, grow the business and manage a product development team.   

Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Director of Global Product Development, the Sr Product Development Manager will lead the development efforts for cosmetic accessories brands.  This Senior Manager will have extensive experience leading new product development from creation to commercialization.  They will be responsible for ensuring that the new products and portfolio delight consumers, are meaningfully differentiated and meet key business objectives including timing and cost goals.  The Sr. Product Development manager will have strong communication and project management skills working cross-functionally and leading the development with the overseas suppliers.   Lastly, the Sr. Product Development Manager will be responsible for developing a strong Product Development team bringing best practice processes to efficiently develop new products to the organization.

You will work collaboratively with your product developers and cross-functional teams to lead two year product portfolio strategies and product development plans to innovate across brands. 

Qualifications:

Candidate will need to possess:

  • BA/BS (MBA is a plus)
  • 7-10 years experience in development with a stint in beauty and or fashion
  • 3-5 years of experience working with overseas suppliers
  • Experience managing a group of employees
  • Experience working in a CPG environment

Ideal candidate will also possess:

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and communicate cross-functionally with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and influencing skills
  • Curious and enjoys learning about the changing consumer and market
  • Thrives in a dynamic, fast – paced working environment and comfortable at adjusting priorities and resources
  • Ability to take ownership and proactively problem solve
  • Strong team building experience
  • Beauty and/or Fashion experience a plus
  • Travel international for trend and account presentations a plus

When applying: 

Please include Job Code SPDM-SC0117 in the subject line of all emails.

ABOUT US:

Midwest Personnel Resource, LLC is a national executive search firm that focuses on apparel, action sports, accessories and home goods professionals.

Bottom line, we are in the people business. We partner with clients to expand their choices relative to superior talent. We network with candidates’ every day to qualify the best in the business. We establish relationships and coach candidates during the employment process. A client can be assured that we know the candidates we are representing. We will give candidates a realistic job preview, match their skill sets to client needs, determine salary expectations and manage the interview process to secure the right fit.

We work with clients nationwide. If you are an industry professional, we welcome an inquiry.