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Product Manager, Functional Ingredients - Massy

Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Champlan, FR

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

The Product Manager – Functional Ingredients manages a part of the portfolio of LMC Functional ingredients that are sold worldwide. The Product Manager – Functional Ingredients will interface with a team of product managers globally that are responsible for implementing business strategies and in driving profitable business growth for Lucas Meyer Cosmetics. Under direct report from Product Manager – Functional Ingredients & Delivery systems, the Product Manager – Functional Ingredients will be part of a high performing team within Lucas Meyer Cosmetics that requires candidates to be self-starters who possess strong financial acumen, ability to think creatively and analytically as well as able to manage multiple projects and/or tasks in a fast-paced environment. In addition, candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills since this role will require the manager to interface with and influence decision making in the sales, marketing, supply chain, customer care, and quality functions.

 

RESPONSABILITIES

 

• Develop, organize, and implement global marketing strategic plan and initiatives for the launch of new concepts (product enhancement) and promotion of the existing product portfolio;

• Management of all aspect of concepts / product enhancement launch, from innovation process (brief to R&D to commercialization), development of new promotional tools and realizing marketing programs in line with company sales strategy;

• Assures the interface with and influence decision making in the R&D, sales, marketing, supply chain, customer care, finances and quality functions in order to deliver products aligned with Lucas Meyer Cosmetics branding and deadlines;

• Develop and adjust positioning concepts for the ingredients to answer to the trends in the market and assure growth;

• Support to the sales team, including customer visits and tradeshows support;

• Develop and implement sales arguments, develop sales tools for the products and provide training programs and support the training of the sales people to improve and promote the product knowledge and deepen the argumentation to the products;

• Provide and analyze statistics from sales, turnover and profit margin of the functional ingredients;

• Be in close contact with the Formulation lab to well understand the ingredient and needs of formulators, to adapt the best strategy for each ingredient.

Job Requirements

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS Required :

• University degree in cosmetics sciences / formulation / chemistry or related field; MBA preferred

• Has 3-5 years of experience as product manager in the cosmetic industry or 3 years of similar industries (experience in sales / marketing)

• Available of occasional travelling (20%)

• Bilingual English and French

 

SKILLS :

• Proactive, motivated and like challenges

• Business-oriented and results-driven

• Able to disseminate information, communicate effectively and influence people

• Versatile and self-reliant

• Highly organized and methodical, make quick and effective decisions

• Able to collaborate and be a team player

• Capable of multitasking

• Ability to work with remote collaborators

• Creative, problem-solving skills

• Ability to adapt to changing priorities

 

At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more…