Project Manager, New Launch

Sol de Janeiro

Sol de Janeiro

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New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024
Launched in 2015, SOL DE JANEIRO is an award-winning, fast-growing premium global lifestyle beauty brand inspired by the beauty rituals and attitude of the beaches of Rio. Our brand purpose is to spark endless self-celebration and joy through the power and warmth of the Brazilian spirit. This philosophy extends from our products to our corporate culture. We are leaders, permanently inquisitive, category obsessed, incredibly diverse, self-demanding, true team players, and we are all Brazilian in Spirit.

Headquartered in New York and launched as a digitally native brand, we now have teams in Rio, Paris, London and Italy supporting the expansion across the globe.

The position will report to Director, New Launch Project Management and will manage the execution of new product launches and phase in projects from concept to ready to ship. This role is a hybrid role based in NYC that requires 2 times a month in the office.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Build and oversee development timelines using project management software for multiple new product launches and phase-in projects from concept to ready to ship.
  • Collaborate with packaging and PD to establish initial development timelines aligned with desired launch dates.
  • Lead segments of weekly and bi-weekly cross-functional team meetings to assess project status, identify risks, and outline key next steps.
  • Coordinate meetings among cross-functional teams to ensure timely achievement of project deliverables.
  • Interface with various cross-functional teams including marketing, procurement, packaging, production planning, PD, and regulatory to ensure new launch and phase-in related data is up to date.
  • Understand the impact of project decisions on COGs and provide assessments for cost reduction opportunities.
  • Proactively identify and escalate development risks to relevant stakeholders.
  • Publish meeting agendas and follow-up on action items to ensure accountability among team members.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, project management, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in new product development with cross-functional teams, preferably within the fragrance and beauty industry.
  • Thorough understanding of task dependencies and their relation to steps in the new product development process.
  • Effective collaboration with all organizational levels, adept at addressing issues, providing recommendations for action plans, and demonstrating ease in presenting to senior leadership.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to problem-solve through unexpected situations.
  • Proactive team player with attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in Smartsheet, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and web-based applications. Ability to adapt and learn new software.

Salary Range

$100,000—$110,000 USD

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with the possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results.

The information contained herein is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, as these may change or new ones may be assigned at any time.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.


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