Product Development Manager, Group Health and Beauty

Senior (6-10 years)

Technical Skills

  • Branding
  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • FMCG
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Negotiation
  • Product Development
  • Sourcing

Job Description

Product Development Manager, Group Health and Beauty

Location: Quarry Bay 鰂魚涌

Dairy Farm is a leading pan-Asian retailer operating over 6,500 outlets, and employing over 180,000 people across 11 countries. Dairy Farm’s total annual sales exceeded US$17 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.

Product Development Manager, Group Health and Beauty

The Job:

  • 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
  • Leverage group purchase and streamlining suppliers, while monitoring their performance to ensure quality delivery, smooth operation and cost efficiency
  • Develop and launch new products that are aligned with our Group strategy and direction
  • Identifying and build strategic partnership with suppliers
  • Conduct competitive market analysis and keep updated market trends with the objective of identifying new product opportunities.
  • Coordinate with Brand, Design and QA for compliance purposes
  • Plan and develop marketing and promotional strategies of new products
  • Cost leveraging and control within set target

The Person:

  • Diploma or university degree in Business or related disciplines
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in FMCG sourcing and/or merchandising sector
  • Prior work experience in health and beauty products are highly preferable
  • Sound knowledge and experience in product development and category management metrics/ technique is essential
  • Strong negotiation skills with good analytical mind and business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal English and Chinese communication skills
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

To find out more about Our Businesses and Our People, please visit our website

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Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelSenior (6-10 years)
Education LevelUpper Secondary / Diploma to Bachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese
Dairy Farm InternationalRetail and e-commerce

11/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

directions_walk4 mins walk from Quarry Bay Station