The Product Development Manager will be responsible for a number of deliverables across the Product Development lifecycle, including formula development, project tracking and launch support. The role will support a new division, Fusion Beauty Lab. The Fusion Beauty Lab division is bringing to market full turn-key beauty solutions to existing and new customers.
This role will work closely with marketing, sales, account management, operations, and design teams to ensure project launches are successful. Additionally, this role will work collaboratively with Project Managers through the project lifecycle and will assist in setting new product direction (positioning, claims, packaging, design).
Fostering Innovation: Develops, sponsors or supports the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures or technology; develops and proposes new approaches, methods, technologies or better, faster and less expensive ways of doing things; works cooperatively with others to produce innovative solutions
Initiative: Identifies what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or required by the situation; seeks out others involved in a situation to learn their perspectives; takes independent action to change the direction of events
Technical Expertise: Effectively applies technical knowledge to solve a range of complex problems; Is seen as an expert, willingly provides advice or solutions in their domain; is proactive in keeping current in their technical field of expertise; sets up procedures to ensure high quality of work and monitors the quality of work on a regular basis;
Conceptual Thinking: Finding effective solutions by taking a holistic, abstract or theoretical perspective; Quickly identifies the central or underling issues in a complex situation; creates a graphic diagram showing a system view of a situation
Influencing Others: Gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects and solutions. Presents arguments that address the most significant concerns and issues; takes a personal interest in others to build healthy relationships; accurately anticipates the implications of events or decisions for various stakeholders and plans strategy accordingly