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Associate Director – Proteins and Peptides

Denville, New Jersey
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Frank CPG is proud to partner with a leading supplier of raw ingredients in the skincare and haircare products industry.
This is a lucrative opportunity as the organization is expanding their business team to include an Associate Director to help expand their Proteins and Peptides Ingredient offering on a global scale. 
The Overview
As the Associate Director, you will focus on the organization’s main Proteins portfolio leading the overall business development plan and growth strategy across all consumer benefit segments.
You will work with category marketing managers, customer development and sales team to develop and deploy an end-to-end business plan including annual budget targets and P&L. You will be responsible for supporting and developing segment strategies for global markets.

Additionally, you will also work with Protein and Preservative Business Managers to develop and expand an “integrated product portfolio” based on end consumers’ need to maximize the customer win.
Most of all, you will be a superstar if you can command smooth collaboration with all internal stakeholders and ensure seamless communication between the cross functional teams.
All in all, we’re looking for a leader who can identify an opportunity; create a strategy to make it happen; and then deliver the plan. If you can inspire people to deliver our mission and vision, demonstrate passion for the business and develop people through coaching and mentoring, we want to talk with you. 
On The Daily:
  • Lead the process of business strategy to ensure development of innovative, solid and consumer driven business plans that will generate profitable growth.
  • Working with category marketing managers to develop a 'go to market' strategy and create and implement a deployment plan to achieve growth and margin targets, including implementation of pricing models, portfolio management, and customer projects.
  • Working with R&D and Marketing to develop a technology and innovation pipeline based on consumer benefit platforms.
  • Manage the portfolio based upon market and sales data, technical reviews, competitor analysis, as well as customer and sales surveys.
  • Manage product line financial forecasts, demand forecasts, cost reduction initiatives, market/competitive intelligence, business process improvement, and tactical marketing activities.
  • Coordinate with the Category Marketing Manager for product introduction launches and promotional activities, and provide input on global market needs.
  • Attend scientific meetings as necessary, to determine new trends in the product lines, review competition and introduce/promote products at trade show booths.
  • Coordinate with principals in terms of understanding the pipeline of innovations and their marketing strategies.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and distributors to achieve maximized sales opportunities for various active ingredients.
Key Qualifications:
  • 4-year degree in Business/Marketing or related field.
  • 5+ years of product management experience with a skincare/haircare or ingredients company.
  • Open to 40% domestic and international travel.
Key Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation plan with comprehensive benefits package.
  • Onsite gym access.
  • Opportunity to fast-track career with a company that believes in and prioritizes internal promotion.
Mark Underwood
Practice Associate 
Frank CPG
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