Dairy Farm International

Assistant Product Development Manager - Group Health and Beauty

Dairy Farm International
Full Time
Quarry Bay
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Higher Diploma / Foundation Year / Associate Degree
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Assistant Product Development Manager - Group Health and Beauty

Location: Quarry Bay 鰂魚涌

Dairy Farm is a leading pan-Asian retailer operating over 6,400 outlets, and employing over 170,000 people across 11 countries. Dairy Farm’s total annual sales exceeded US$13 billion and has a customer base of over 1 billion consumers across its highly diversified businesses. The Group operates supermarkets, health and beauty stores, convenience stores, home furnishings stores and restaurants under well known brands ranging from Wellcome and Mannings, to 7-Eleven, and IKEA. With such a broad offering and wide geographic reach, we welcome applications from candidates with a passion for retail, and a pioneering spirit to join our expanding team.

Assistant Product Development Manager - Group Health and Beauty

The Job:

  • Develop and launch new personal care products that aligned with our Group strategy and direction
  • Ensure efficient and profitable management of the product development process including supplier liaison, price negotiation, innovating packaging, cost management, marketing and establishing operational and merchandising guidelines.
  • Conduct competitive market analysis with the objective of identifying new product opportunities.
  • Keep up-to-date on the current market trends for the development of products
  • Manage and maintain a business partnership with suppliers
  • Coordinate with Design and QA for compliance purposes
  • Plan and develop marketing and promotional strategies of new products
  • In charge of the team to ensure the consistency and quality completion of tasks assigned

The Person:

  • Diploma or university graduate with a degree in Business or related disciplines
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in FMCG sales and merchandising sector
  • Prior work experience in health and beauty products preferred
  • Sound understanding in product development and category management metrics/ technique
  • Strong negotiation skills with good analytical mind and business acumen
  • Excellent interposal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English and Chinese communication skills
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

Technical Skills

  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • FMCG
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Negotiation
  • Product Development
  • Sales