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EU Fragrance Development Manager (Maternity Cover)

Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Closes: 20 Mar 2021
Richmond, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1725735834

Location: London

Contract type: Full-Time

People Leader: Head of Product Experience

Function: Product Experience

About us:

We are people against dirty, the people behind method and ecover. We’ve always done things differently. We are fearless thinkers, mad scientists and adventurous designers who believe making soap leads to brave ideas, bold inventions and beautiful bubbles. We are small but we have big plans to make the world a cleaner, greener, more colourful place. We think about cleaning as an act of creative expression, a gesture of rebellion, and, yes, an escape from the normal. We take cleaning seriously – but not ourselves. We invite everyone to join us as we pioneer a future where doing business is doing good for all.

What’s the role?

Fragrance is a central pillar to our brands. The EU Fragrance Development Manager is responsible for this pillar's strategy and development aspect for our European Businesses. You must possess the skills of managing both the sensorial and scientific facets of this category. Having expertise in fragrance development and exceptional olfactive skills is a must. This individual works in conjunction with product development and marketing to drive the global fragrance strategy and implement regional executions

The EU Fragrance Development Manager is responsible for ensuring fragrances are within price, safe, robust, and fit within Method or Ecover's brand strategy. As a challenger brand passionate about the environment, it's imperative that our fragrances reflect these values and push our suppliers to bring disruptive fragrances solutions and technologies to the table. To accomplish this, you will need to develop and propose a fragrance strategy for our brands and be able to use your proven track record of interpreting trends to come up with new ideas and evaluate the fragrance performance of our current products.

You'll be liaising with fragrance houses to develop fragrances through the briefing process. You will fragrance map our products & competition to ascertain where we are olfactively and where we should be. This ideal candidate should be able to interpret and manage fragrance development briefs and general fragrance direction for our brands. You will initiate and evaluate fragrance submissions to meet new product launches.

The ability to manage expectations and work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment is essential. Having expertise within the fragrance industry is necessary, and exceptional olfactive skills and a good knowledge of fragrance families and market types is a must. The ideal candidate will work in conjunction with formulation, technical services, quality control, regulatory, supply chain, sales, marketing and greenskeeping to bring the right fragrances to our EU brands and consumers.

What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive pay & benefits
  • ‘Build your own’ learning programme
  • Free breakfast & snacks
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension, Life cover & Health Insurance
  • Wellness days

If you would like more information about this role, please email us at and ask for the full job description.

It’s a big, beautiful, colourful world out there and we should celebrate that. That’s why we’re working hard to be a fully diverse and inclusive place to work. Every day we strive to create an atmosphere where everyone feels valued, listened to, supported and where we can do our best work. Sure, there’s always more that can be done. But together with our team, partners, customers and community, we can make everyone welcome.

If you have a disability that prevents you from following our online application process, please contact us on the email address above so we can provide an alternative way for you to apply.We are happy to make adjustments to our hiring process to ensure we are accessible to everyone – please let us know what we can do to support you.

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