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Innovations Business Development Director


Location: London, United Kingdom 


Key responsibilities:


•            Lead development and execution of  specific Global Innovation Platform Business Strategies

•            Manage Product Portfolio of Innovation Solutions in assigned Platforms.

•            Engage, activate and support Business Development network to commercialise Innovations in line with Regional strategies

•            Align Strategies and drive Priorities for Innovation across all Perfumery teams & Business Partners (Research, Legal, Safety etc)

•            Support business interface with external Innovation Partners

•            Communicate Innovation Value Proposition and Positioning profiles for input to the Marketing teams


We Value:


•            Educated to at least Degree level (Honours), preferably in Science related discipline

•            Least 7 years’ experience at management level within the Perfumery/Flavour industry, Cosmetics and Beauty Care industry or FMCG companies

•            Strong understanding of Innovation Processes and Project Management skills

•            Good track record of developing Strategies and turning them into successful Business Development plans

•            Experience and knowledge in Personal / Skin Care Industry in particular Cosmetic Benefits, Microbiome and/or Health & Hygiene

•            Strong organisational skills with the ability to take initiative, manage changing priorities and work independently

•            Fluent in English (French an additional advantage)


We Offer:


•            High Challenge and High Reward & Recognition Environment

•            Being at the forefront of driving new & breakthrough Innovation solutions to market

•            Opportunity to engage across a multitude of functions (creation, research, marketing, sales, legal etc)