Product Manager, Beauty - FARFETCH

Location
IT Italy
Posted
06 Jan 2022
Closes
15 Feb 2022
Ref
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Function
Technology
Level
Manager
New Guards Group is the home to 9 international luxury brands: Marcelo Burlon County of Milan, Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh, Palm Angels, Unravel Project, Heron Preston, Alanui, Kirin Peggy Gou, Opening Ceremony and Ambush. We work with the understanding that fashion and luxury can be different: community-based, quality-driven, collaborative, truly global and quick. Our brands and products stem from creative and managerial innovation and the philosophy of Made in Italy. We're redefining the way luxury is conceived, communicated and shared. Where others see limits, we see goals.

MANIN

Our monumental office in Via Manin is where NGG was born. It is home to the creative, product and production functions of all the NGG brands. Here you will absorb the essence of the NGG DNA and feel the creative input for all cross-category collections.

THE ROLE

New Guards Group is looking for a Product Manager to join the Beauty Business Unit and coordinate global projects, and all phases of the development of the Beauty collection from initial concept to final product across the NGG brands. You will report to the Beauty Business Unit Director and ensure all products meet cost quality and brand goals.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Manage all activities related to the development process of new products, from concept to worldwide market launches
    • Budget management and target costs for all beauty projects
    • Proactively manage timings and schedule preparation monitoring product development/production retroplanning
    • Liaise with internal stakeholders from all functions and external peers for formulas development, packaging and production;
    • Scout new suppliers and manage communication on development projects and together with the production team provide feedback to manufactures
    • Market research and analysis of competitors
    • Create and define the merchandising and pricing strategy relating to the product categories;
    • Trade union with creative directors & brand talents for the coordination and development of the creative briefs


WHO YOU ARE

    • 6+ years experience in a similar role preferably in a luxury beauty brand
    • Fluent in English written and spoken - this is mandatory and will be tested in the interview process
    • Good knowledge and use of Adobe package, in particular InDesign and Illustrato
    • Good knowledge and use of Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Ability to manage stress and pay close attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well under pressure
    • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and keep to strict deadlines
    • Team player who is willing to work in a fast paced ever changing environment


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Great compensation package (in consideration of your professional experience)
    • Lunch tickets
    • Discounts on all NGG brands and partners including FARFETCH and Browns
    • Be part of a young, dynamic and creative company with over 40 different nationalities
    • Brand new headquarters located in the centre of Milan


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • New Guards Group is committed to being an inclusive workplace where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, colour, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.


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