Location: Randolph NJ
Full Time (Monday – Friday)
Hire Rate: DOE
Ability to Travel Up to 20% of the time (NY, NJ, CT – Tri-State Area)
As the Project Manager for a new product launch you will be responsible for planning and tracking progress through the entire lifecycle of a product, from concept to launch. Through close partnerships with assigned clients and 3rd party partners within Product Development, Packaging, Contract Manufacturing, Quality and Creative you will ensure new products are successfully launched on time. We are looking for a meticulous Project Manager to join our team in supporting and delivering quality results to our clients.
Requirements: – 2+ years’ experience in a project management role – Cosmetic/skincare experience is strongly preferred. Experience in sourcing packaging components for cosmetic and skincare products from outside vendors – Knowledgeable in product development and the contract manufacturing processes – Negotiate rates, prices, etc with 3rd party vendors – Create and manage project timelines and budgets – Highly organized and detail oriented – Able to work with cross functional teams in a fast paced and deadline driven environment.
Who you are:
You have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for the product and the beauty industry. You love working cross functionally with multiple partners within an organization and thrive on disrupting a multi-billion industry.
What You Will Do:
Manage all new product development for personal care brands and products including but not limited to skincare, bath & body, and color cosmetics. Main contact and daily project management with clients, 3rd party manufacturers and laboratories, and primary packaging suppliers
Additional Skills & Requirements:
Experience (2+ years) in Cosmetics, Personal Care, Health & Beauty is strongly preferred
2+ year’s project management experience
Team-oriented with the ability to interact with partners across internal and external organization at all levels.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects – prioritization, planning and task delegation
Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
Ability to work in fast-paced, often-changing environment
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Must be organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and adept at prioritizing and juggling multiple projects at once to meet tight deadlines.
Ability to think both strategically and tactically with good attention to detail
Experience in using Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel