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New Product Development Manager, Bulldog Skincare

Location: 

W10 5AD, LND, GB

Req ID:  2190
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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.

 

New Product Development Manager, Bulldog Skincare
Ladbroke Grove W10 5AD, London

 

Introducing Bulldog Skincare for Men 
Bulldog Skincare for Men is an award-winning skincare company, now selling in 30 markets across the world. We’re known for our brilliantly formulated skincare products, which are purpose built for the specific needs of men’s skin. For regular, sensitive, oil prone, mature skin and tired skin, Bulldog has the answer, presented in a straightforward and characterful way to help men look and feel their best. You might also be surprised to know that Bulldog has always pushed boundaries to formulate its products as ethically as possible - from our revolutionary bamboo razor, to never using microbeads, ingredients from animal sources, synthetic fragrances, or artificial colours. We were also the first men’s skincare brand in the world to use sugarcane as a raw material in our packaging. It’s this disruptive approach that means we are the driver of growth in our category in the UK and other markets, and we have very exciting plans to accelerate our growth in the immediate future. 

 

An Opportunity to get Your Paws On…
Reporting to the Head of New Product Development & Technical, you will be responsible for the New product development process and delivery. You’ll lead on researching and identifying innovative raw materials to fit within Bulldog Brand values and product concepts. You will also research and identify appropriate packaging components to fit within Bulldog Brand Values and product concepts and work to understand and analyse different international market Male grooming trends, compliance and variances in textures and product formats.

 

Here’s a sample of what you will get up to:

 

•    Manage product development projects to support the overall NPD Launch plan, tracking third party technical development and managing CPAs (timing, targets, markets).
•    Leading third-party chemists, test houses and fragrance houses with the development of new formulation testing.
•    Responsible for the Ingredient and formulation development for all Bulldog Skincare Development. Researching and identifying innovative raw materials to fit within Bulldog Brand values and product concepts.
•    Research and identify appropriate packaging components to fit within Bulldog Brand Values and product concepts
•    Understand and analyse different international market formulation trends and variances in textures and product formats
•    Assist with all aspects of compliance management to ensure all new products meet EU Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 Cosmetic Regulation and International regulatory standards and documentation.
•    Ensure formula approval to International market regulations and the brands ingredient sourcing policy
•    Develop testing protocols to ensure the company can legally substantiate product claims on all product copy and website.
•    Ensure the Company’s RSPO, Leaping Bunny and Vegan Society commitments are met on all product launches and existing products and manage audits under the scheme


Show Us What You’ve Got 
We are looking for the following essential skills and experience:

 

•    Member of the Society for Cosmetic Scientists
•    Have a genuine passion for skincare
•    Be numerate and strong analytically
•    Be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality
•    Have a proven understanding and knowledge of the EU and International Cosmetics Regulations
•    Be familiar with the RSPO, Leaping Bunny, Vegan society requirements and other third-party accreditations
•    Have excellent project management skills
•    Have a strong track record in an equivalent role at another relevant company

 

Now Take The Next Step 
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 along with your salary expectations.

In return, you'll receive excellent training and the chance to work with a great brand, great team and great boss!
Benefits include competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, core hours, and casual smart dress code. 

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.