- Unique opportunity to focus your expertise into private label development (OTC)
- Reap the benefits of working in a high profile business unit
- Feel a strong sense of belonging and value as part of this incredible culture
…provides one of the largest and most comprehensive offers in its sector of the retail pharmacy market. As a major industry player, the business delivers service excellence to its growing member base by continually refining and sharpening its Merchandise and Marketing program. Presenting a finely tuned range to its customers through the application of sound category management principles is a key success determiner. Private label therefore assumes an increasingly pivotal role in the overall range offering as customers seek both value and quality in their purchases. As such, a dynamic Private Label Product Developer is now required to take one of the company’s most important portfolios (OTC) to even greater levels of success.
What will you do in an average week?
- Manage end-to-end development and execution of a raft of private label products within the Over the Counter (OTC) portfolio.
- Work in collaboration with the Category Management team and the Merchandise Planner to identify positional opportunities for Private Label products, bringing your eye for trends and competitor activity in this space to the forefront.
- Manage supplier relationships and negotiate large contractual arrangements in order to bring products to life and to shelf.
- Effectively manage all artwork approval and registration/regulatory compliance components of the product development lifecycle.
- Demonstrated experience within a Category Management, Buying or specific Product Development role from within a retail or supplier/wholesale environment.
- Product experience from the Pharmacy/OTC/Medicinal/Health and Beauty product categories.
- Proven understanding and demonstrated application of the product development process and lifecycle, as well as a working appreciation of how this function works into broader Category Management disciplines.
- Importantly, an eye for trends and natural enthusiasm for bringing new products to market that meet customer demands, and surprise/delight customers at the same time.