Global Senior Category Manager - Beauty

England, London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
25 Nov 2016
23 Dec 2016
JS - 19837
Marketing Disciplines
Product Development
Industry Sector
Beauty / Cosmetics
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Category Manager

Global Senior Category Manager - Beauty

A global retailer in beauty, with a unique portfolio of widely known products is seeking a Global Senior Category Manager to join their team in London. This client boasts a creative, entrepreneurial and diverse working culture, working with internationally award winning products in the beauty industry.

This exciting role has a focus on new product development and innovation. Coming from a global product/brand management background, this role provides the opportunity to establish the strategic direction of the category whilst managing the product portfolio. You will be directing R&D and NPD but also injecting creativity in executing an innovation pipeline and developing new technologies. You will be responsible for working with the global teams internationally in order to develop new concepts, products and formulas that will stand out in a competitive market, creating the global strategy that defines the category for years to come.


  • Strong category or product experience and expertise in NPD and innovation
  • Global experience is a must
  • Previous experience in product management, preferably in relation to Home/Fragrance/Make-up/Skincare
  • Previous technical skills in relation to category management or R&D experience ideally
  • Strong analytical skills and experience of delivering insight from analysis
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence others
  • A passion for the beauty/cosmetics industry
  • Strong academic background


    Joe Sollis
    Recruitment Consultant - Blue Pelican Marketing
    01892 507118
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