Innovation Manager


Sydney, NSW, AU

Req ID:  4581
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.



Innovation Manager Suncare
Sydney, Macquarie Park (Hybrid) 
Attractive salary & benefits


Let's Talk About You
You’re ambitious, but you want a career with purpose—we love that. You’re up for a challenge and ready to write the next chapter of your career story with a great group of encouraging colleagues. You want to make your mark and let your personality shine. Well, if you’re interested in our Innovation Manager role, this might be your next step! This is a great choice for an Innovation professional to join Edgewell Personal Care – a global consumer goods business with a portfolio of over 25 brands (Schick, Hawaiian Tropic, Banana Boat, Bulldog Skincare, Jack Black, Wet Ones, and Cremo … just to name a few!).


Now, Let’s Get Down to Business
Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, you will be a key member of the Marketing team with a focus on identifying and developing suncare innovations for Australia and New Zealand. 
If there’s one thing, you’ll get here at Edgewell, it’s a collaborative group full of likeable, diverse, and inspiring colleagues. They’re an inspiring bunch. We are all about making useful things joyful, so we love it when our prospective candidates are passionate about this too. 

This role will be accountable for the following:

•    Understanding and analysing local and global trends 
•    Partner with the local hubs and international markets to bring the voice of the consumer into the innovation process and action feedback
•    Responsibility for the ingredients and formulation strategy for all local suncare products 
•    Manage product development projects including briefing, technical development, NPD launch planning and commercialization 
•    Track and monitor all development costs in conjunction with global R&D to ensure costs are kept within budget
•    Clearly communicate the product benefits to key stakeholders
•    Lead internal processes and stage gate approvals
•    Retailer engagement and influence 
•    Ongoing commercial portfolio management 
•    Regulatory and legal environment – partner with legal and regulatory to ensure compliance


Are You Ready to Show Us What You’ve Got? 
Ideally you will have experience in New Product Development, Marketing Innovation gained within the suncare, cosmetics or skincare industry.

In addition, it would be great if you have the following skills and experience:

•    Genuine passion for Suncare 
•    Highly commercial and strong analytically 
•    Have proven understanding and knowledge of Australian & New Zealand regulations 
•    Excellent project management skills 
•    Have excellent communication and presentation skills that can persuasively sell-in strategies to senior cross-functional stakeholders
•    Cultivates, nurtures and grow relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers internally and externally


Now Take the Next Step
We offer an attractive salary plus Superannuation and benefits, great working and learning environment, hybrid working and a great team!
If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online with an up-to-date CV in English along with your salary expectations. Alternatively, feel free to pass it on to your colleagues who may be interested. For information about this great company, visit


Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.