Research Executive (H/F)


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Shanghai Chanel Research & Innovation Center belongs to Chanel Fragrance & Beauty Division. In May 2020, Chanel R&I expanded its international presence in China, being already established in USA, Japan & South Korea.

China R&I center is positioned as a “knowledge center” to acquire Skin & Beauty knowledge, specialized in local topics:

  • Consumer needs and beauty influencing factors in China, including people’s beliefs, environmental lifestyle 
specificities which impact beauty behaviors and therefore product conception. 

  • Scientific & technology trends watch 

  • Research partnership building in China 

  • Performance enhancement of our products by conducting further 360° evaluation in China. 

For purpose of the buildup of a brick and mortar Center planned in 2022 and the development of our activities, we are looking for a Research Executive from Jan 2021, within a “VIE” 12 months contract. 



1/ Participate in new China R&I Center build-up process

  • Help to handle execution details in Center construction plan rollout. 

  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders (China & France) & external agencies. 

  • Follow-up the progress with experts based in Paris especially on evaluation lab material implementation 

2/ Get involved in research & evaluation projects

  • Assist in China research & evaluation project: framing, follow up, development, report 

  • Coordinate between French team and other worldwide centers. 

3/ Scout research, technology & beauty trends evolution in China

  • Undertake bibliographic review on beauty related topics and attend professional conferences, exhibitions. prepare reports. 

  • Identify interesting opportunities with appropriate partners on specific topics and commit internal discussion 

  • Market insight: follow up main competitors’ activities, new launches, key product performance & data analysis. 
prepare reports. 


  • Master degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, pharmaceutical science, cosmetic science or medical school, ideally with international background (study or working experience). 

  • At least 2 years working experience in R&D, ideally in personal care / cosmetic industries (it is a Chinese VIE requirement; internships or alternance don’t count). 

  • Knowledge in cosmetic evaluation methods (clinical evaluation, in vivo, ex vivo, in vitro testing, etc.). 

  • Very good mastery of English in both oral & written. Good level in Chinese (at least speaking) is a must. 

  • Hands-on, well organized, sense of details. Cooperative mindset and good team player. 

  • Good presentation & inter-personal skills. 

  • Good skill in using Windows Office, at least powerpoint, excel and word. Mastery of other statistic tools (R 
language, Python) is an asset.



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