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Req ID:  86504
Function:  R&D
Posted:  Feb 26, 2023

Morris Plains, NJ, US, 07950

Senior Claims Manager

R&D Senior Claims Manager

Morris Plains, NJ



COTY is looking for smart leaders who are fast and passionate.


Coordinate claims creation & substantiation on new product innovations across the R&D subfunction with Product Development, Packaging, Claims, Clinical and Testing Teams. Be collaborative visionary partner to Marketing and Legal teams from claim ideation and conception phase of our innovations to launch.


You will be an integral part of the Global Claims & Consumer Science team, reporting to Beate Stellbrink




In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Co-ordinating claims for Philosophy (skin, sun & body products) 

Collaborative leadership

  • Nurturing different viewpoints on claims and integrate them into new and different proposals to recommend and enable decision making
  • Co-creating claims with Marketing, PD and R&D claims/legal groups, aligning the claim strategy for innovation
  • Creating claim roadmaps via cross functional collaboration with a focus to anticipate the potential next ideas and trends
  • Design claims substantiation plans in collaboration with our Product Integrity, Clinical and Consumer Testing, Regulatory Affairs and Legal teams to review claim substantiation according to US, QVC and International rules

Passion for beauty products and consumers

  • Curiosity about the beauty industry, trends and competitive moves.  Deliver competitive claims landscape for the key competitive Brands / products focused on the US market
  • Be connected in beauty and follow ‘what’s hot in skin to apply to your daily work,
  • Create and own the claims workflow and all documentation to support proposals and launches of new products including formula and claims information (NCAP)
  • Respond to inquiries post launch and contribute to deliver dossier / defence of claims to authorities. Be master of integration and claims planning
  • Manage R&D timelines and commitments.
  • Track all projects and ensures that all claim tests are completed on schedule and provides marketing with updates accordingly
  • Lead the cross functional team to deliver the risk assessment for claims and prepare / enable decision making.
  • Contribute to ongoing inquiries to claims in the area of expertise with different Marketing and PD teams to drive scale.
  • Host and update a claim repository and definition for key areas. ad and co-ordinate within R&D the creation of external support documentation eg QVC, Clearcast, Retailers.
  • SPOC to external inquiries.
  • Work with R&D leaders to propose innovative strategies for the claim tests.
  • Review concepts and marketing artwork for technical accuracy and provides alternative language and technical advisement.
  • Review & correct post launch communication documents linked to claim artworks, leaflets, PR documents, POS, e- retail, launch package.





We’d love to see candidates who have:



  • You have a strong science background, understanding of skin biology and R&D experience in Skin Care. You have demonstrated turning product insights into new commercial propositions.
  • Work experience on claims and formulation is advantageous.
  • Leadership and collaboration: Demonstrated you can structure and lead alignment conversations across functions/sub-functions such as RD, Clinical team, Regulatory Legal and Marketing.
    Collaboration: You did succeed because you like to bring the different viewpoints together and find a solution to better serve consumer.
  • Have led your work and deliverables on innovation projects or programs with creating the structures and CPS, operating with discipline, tracking and delivering as a result with the team.




This is unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse environment with a team of professionals who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way.


Coty’s global omni-working policy provides the option to work up to 50% of your month remotely.  We believe that a more flexible philosophy of remote working will give everyone the freedom to choose what works for their individual circumstances and empower them to always perform at their best.




Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.


Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive, and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self.





We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Coty complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


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Country/Region:  US
City:  Morris Plains

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey