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Research & Innovation
Full - Time

For more than hundred years, L’Oréal believes that beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific Domains, we are confident in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely linked to the new consumer expectations all over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives. 

L’Oréal R&I has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. 

A key strategic role within the L’Oreal R&I organization, reporting to the senior manager PPM HAIR in the Shanghai HUB.

  • Strategic inputs to build project ambition and performance evaluation plans
  • Lead evaluation design for all innovation projects for the Hair category
  • Integrate & plan cross functional programs to deliver strong performance insights
  • Lead communication of key project performance results

       Key Job Responsibilities:
  • To be a strategic partner to Hair Metier on a global hair program to shape strategy and project ambition
  • To define and lead evaluation plan at an international level and contribute to global evaluation architecture work
  • To partner project leaders to define project briefs, product performance pyramids, consumer targets and key competition for key technology projects
  • To propose robust evaluation plan to provide strong body of evidence for product performance in collaboration with labs, innovation direction/consumer market insights, cross functional PPE expertise teams and worldwide Category Performance Leader (CPL)/ Hair Project Performance Manager (PPM) network
  • To maximize technology potential by building a worldwide evaluation plan working closely with Category Performance Leader (CPL)/ Hair  PPM network
  • To synthesize and communicate key project performance as representative for Product Performance Evaluation (PPE) at top management and international meetings
  • Anticipate needs and define category evaluation capability development plans working with category general managers and functional capabilities
  • Work with teams to continuously build Hair category/product knowledge
  • Supervise the budget: balancing demand, business-line priorities and resources
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in cosmetic industry, including measurement of product performance, especially with consumers
  • Experience of project and/or program management
  • Ability to supervise a portfolio and manage a budget
  • Proficiency in English – written and spoken
  • Preferred area of study include Psychology, Social Sciences, Business, Marketing, Communications
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong diplomacy and influencing skills
  • understanding of how to excite and motivate across multi-discipline, mostly importantly, with labs
  • Knowledge of innovation development, market and consumer insights, sensory & instrumental protocols
  • Knowledge and passion in beauty, cosmetic, skincare an advantage
  • The ability to think globally is essential