R&D Open Innovation Manager

  • Company: SSC P&C Korea
  • Location: South Korea
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Research & Innovation
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00463
  • Date of publication: 2018.12.04


  • Manage an integral part of LVMH Cosmetics innovation in product & package through collaboration with AIC Japan/China, Central R&D and/or external experts
  • Propose & lead innovative product/formula development to make further growth of Asian business, eventually global business
  • Identify unique Asian consumer needs, and evolving trends/products in Asia, particularly in Korea, and propose implementation for LVMH Cosmetics to central Mktg/R&D in a timely manner
  • Establish open innovation development functions as an innovation center who generating high performing technology & products based on Asian needs, which are difficult to create by central Mktg/R&D


  • Scientific knowledge for Skin Care and Make-up technologies (Expect formulation experiments for more than 5 years)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communication skills in English via both oral & written manners
  • Autonomy and organizing skills, Innovative and Creative
  • Active and open to work with foreign people
  • Able to explain technical things to non-technical people
  • Good knowledge of Cosmetic Markets (Asia, particularly in Korea)
  • Experience: minimum 3 years in formulation of make up or skin care products

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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