Product Manager - Beauty

  • Company: Parfums Christian Dior UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Marketing
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: PCD15940
  • Date of publication: 2019.02.12



Implement the Make-up marketing strategy in the UK and Ireland for BACKSTAGE & CHRISTMAS.

Ensure retail objectives are met while respecting the budget guidelines.



Implement new product launches in B&M and online. Strive to maintain growth on icons within the category/pillars    

  • Establish the marketing plan with Beauty Manager
  • Develop the launch strategy (360° platform) and animation theme that will lead the visual execution and message across all levers activated
  • Lead launch projects with all departments and spread vision
  • Maximise online and digital engagement by working really closely with the digital team

Develop promotional and trade marketing plan for the category/pillars; work closely with VM and Sales teams to ensure smooth implementation

  • Design with Beauty Manager and the commercial team the trade plan to support key trading peaks / launches
  • Brief VM team for in-store execution and validate the design with Beauty Manager
  • Work closely with Marketing Intern to ensure projects are well communicated and delivered on time

Analyse market (NPD) and make recommendation for local launches

  • Monitor results on a weekly / monthly basis
  • Work on brand and franchise ambition (Full Year and Phased)
  • Review the pricing strategy and propose recommendations to ensure correct positioning of the brand in the UK

Manage budget and ensure sales forecasts accuracy for category

  • In charge of the POSM & Collateral tracker: ensure we are not overspending and spend is tracked properly
  • Work with Sales and Operation on forecasts of basic & new initiatives and work with the logistic team to correct phasing in line with our NPD (sell out) ambitions

Coach and develop a 1 year intern, who is managed by the Senior Product Manager


Key Competencies/Technical Skills

  • Highly organised team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent proof-reading skills
  • English mother tongue (ideal); bilingual necessary


  • 3-5 years operational marketing experience, preferably in UK Beauty market.
  • Passion for Beauty
  • Degree Educated

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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