Manager Product Compliance and Quality

Job Description

Client Backround

The client is one of the leading premium beauty retailers with around 2,400 branches and the No1 online premium beauty shop in Europe.

The strategy program defines the success and the path to the future of omnichannel retail.

They are already the first address for beauty in 26 countries and offers customers a unique shopping experience as well as a modern portfolio with around 55,000 beauty and health products from over 750 brands.

The rapidly growing e-commerce platform has just been expanded into a curated marketplace.

The group thus generated sales of 3.5 billion euros in the 2018/2019 financial year and achieved growth of 5.4 percent.

The team has more than 20,000 beauty experts encourages and inspires people every day to live their individual beauty.

Candidate Profil/Job Description

Manager Product Compliance and QM


The client wants an explicit cosmetics background / ideally cosmetics and/or food combined.

Product compliance is of course somehow related to QM, but ultimately it is about other aspects that are related to product complaints on the part of the above.

Institutes (e.g.) can be related. The customer needs someone who is familiar with handling these complaints.

Responsibility for the quality assurance of our own brand collection in all of our countries

Establishment, coordination and implementation of processes to guarantee product compliance guidelines, taking into account national and international legal and regulatory requirements, in particular the EU Cosmetics Regulation

Responsibility for all contact with authorities in connection with official surveillance

Artwork control and approval to ensure cosmetic or food law requirements

Control and improvement of cosmetics vigilance, in particular with regard to the EU cosmetics regulation, as well as implementation of control mechanisms

Examination of the existing range, new brands and new product ideas as part of quality assurance

Identification of local risks and implementation of preventive measures

Further development of local crisis management including preparation for worst case scenarios

Description and implementation of quality-relevant processes, such as recall procedures or hygiene plans

Close cooperation with related departments, especially the legal department


German Language Level min C1

A successfully completed university degree with a legal or cosmetic-chemical focus

At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of product compliance / quality assurance in the cosmetics industry or a related discipline

Experience in the implementation of the EU Cosmetics Directive is essential

Sense of responsibility and attention to detail

Structured way of working and clear communication

Diplomatic skill

Excellent knowledge in dealing with the MS Office Suite, especially PowerPoint

Fluent in English Level C1

The client has a lot of social benefits

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