International Brand Director

Job Title: International Brand Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Attractive with Competitive Benefits
Reference: 15620632
Job Published: October 05, 2017 01:00

Job Description

Nigel Wright are delighted to be partnering with a global cosmetics/skincare business. Going through a period of exciting transformation, the business is looking for an International Brand Director to drive the category strategy through NPD.


NPD Plan

  • You will generate NPD ideas and gain profitability by managing the NPD margins
  • You will collaborate with the wider commercial team to ensure NPD operational excellence and commercial viability.
  • You will drive the manage the portfolio, through to pricing and discount, strengthening the brand
  • You will partner with the Retail Academy and VM to ensure engagement online and in stores
  • Deliver products and campaigns that promote sustainable lifestyles and enrich the planet
  • You will gain insight into consumers in each market, in order to gain market share


Category Strategy

  • You will define the category strategy identifying opportunity for consumer acquisition for all geographical markets.
  • You will present the strategy and NPD, and influence senior stakeholders
  • You will identify new products needs and opportunities
  • You will include new SKUs in the portfolio and manage discontinuations
  • Define the multi-channel strategy, collaborating with GTR, eCommerce, CRM and the commercial team

Desirable Experience:

  • International experience and exposure to varied client base
  • Strong expertise in NPD and launch to markets
  • Experience in analysing information across various forms of data
  • Extensive experience in similar Marketing development positions within a large, international retailer
  • Proven budgetary control experience

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business who are at a pivotal point of their journey.