NJ Employer Project Performance Manager (PPM)-Beauty Devices & Digital Beauty in Clark, New Jersey

This senior position is responsible for the following with respect to the projects/programs led from the US: * Strategic inputs to build project ambition and performance evaluation plans * Integrate cross functional programs to deliver strong performance insights * Lead communication of key project performance results Key job responsibilities: * To be a strategic partner to the L Oreal Beauty Devices and Technology Incubator teams to shape strategy and project ambition * To define and lead evaluation plan for US-based projects and contribute to evaluation architecture work * To partner project leaders to define project briefs, product performance pyramids, consumer targets and key competition for key technology projects * To propose robust evaluation plan to provide strong body of evidence for product performance in collaboration with labs, innovation direction/consumer market insights, cross functional PPE expertise teams and worldwide Category Performance Leader (CPL)/Project Performance Manager (PPM) network * To maximize technology potential by building a worldwide evaluation plan working closely with Category Performance Leader (CPL)/PPM network * To synthesize and communicate key project performance as representative for Product Performance Evaluation (PPE) at top management and international meetings * To continuously build device and tech category/product knowledge Experience: * Bachelors with 8 - 10 years of relevant working experience or Masters with 6+ years of relevant working experience in a strategic function * Strong collaborator and team builder with a cross-discipline team * Experience working in an international, multi-cultural environment * Deliver clear insights through analyzing multiple/complex data sets Key skills and Qualifications: * Preferred areas of study include a combination of technical (Engineering, Software, Social Sciences) and business (Business Management, Marketing, Communications) * Excellent interpersonal, communication (written/oral) and organizational skills * Strong diplomacy, influencing and leadership skills * An understanding of how to excite and motivate across multi-discipline, mostly importantly, with labs * Strong communication and analytical skills a must * Ability to create aesthetic & succinct powerpoint presentations summarizing project learnings, status and next steps * Knowledge of innovation development, market and consumer insights, sensory & instrumental protocols * Knowledge and passion in beauty, cosmetics, devices, and digital technology an advantage * Must be proficient in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel * Experience in social media analytics, user experience, design thinking, visual and motion communication * The ability to think globally is essential * Must be legally eligible to work in the US on an on-going basisWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.