Product Manager (Cosmetic)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #406609VJ
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Business of distributing cosmetic and personal care ingredients for manufacturers, as well as bulk finished products and packaging.

Job Description

You will be responsible for :

  • Presenting and selling technical ingredients to the manufacturing sector
  • Developing and growing the ranges of the producers of such ingredients in the Sub-Saharan African market
  • Assisting customers with formulation advice
  • Custodian of current business at allotted customers and to grow the business
  • Developing new customer sales opportunities within South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa
  • Product training and motivating your colleagues to assist with securing business leads and sales.
  • New product development and technical/formulating support at customers
  • Present new ranges to customers and identify key products of focus within allotted suppliers’ portfolios
  • Evaluating market opportunities, customer potential, and translating this into sales
  • Reporting to principal suppliers
  • Forecasting, budgets and costing of products and product ranges

You should have the following:

  • Valid driver’s license and motor vehicle
  • Must be willing to travel locally, may be required to travel internationally


  • Scientific degree in chemistry, biochemistry, cosmetics or pharmaceuticals


  • 3 years of relevant technical sales experience (cosmetic, cosmeceutical, fragrance, toiletries, pharmaceutical, detergent)
  • Must demonstrate can work in a highly pressurised and multi-tasking office environment
  • Highly computer literate

Salary / Package

R15k-R30k Neg + commission


  • Commission from products sold and customer sales
  • Company laptop
  • Petrol card