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Researcher - Global Grooming Innovation

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P&G is a leading global consumer goods company whose winning brands are built around the model of innovation. Whatever your passion is, we want to ignite your potential to become your very best self! We hold true to our purpose, values, and principles as we seek to make a difference in the world around us. Whatever your role, you will engage in meaningful work that will touch the lives of others and have a real impact.

We are currently looking for energised individuals to join our Research group and help us truly understand our consumers – who they are, what problems they face today, and how new products/experiences can benefit them.

In this role you will work in a highly collaborative innovation team as part of the Global Grooming Business within our Research & Development function at the Reading Innovation Centre. Brands include Gillette, Venus & Braun.

Key responsibilities

  • As a Researcher you will be responsible for a wide variety of lab and consumer focused test methods, including preparation of product, test coordination and working closely with managers/coaches to meet the business need.

  • You will be expected to run research, talking and engaging with real consumers about real experiences, then communicate results and observations to your team and manager, documenting and compiling data from a range of experiments for review and interpretation.

  • The team will look to you to identify and communicate any unexpected results, whether to identify issues or to unlock innovation.

  • You will build a strong, fundamental understanding of what factors influence and impact our consumer’s response to the products and prototypes they use every day.

What we offer:

Meaningful and exciting work from Day 1 - in international and multi-functional teams with a large portfolio of personal development opportunities and career perspectives.

Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work-life balance.

Benefits - This includes pension, private healthcare, life insurance, a stock ownership scheme and other benefits. Regular salary revisions and possible promotions – all in line with your results, performance and potential. To find more information about our benefits package take a look here:



  • We have a range of positions available and would encourage application from both experienced and inexperienced individuals with a passion for putting the consumer at the heart of what they do.

  • An aptitude for good science; able generate and report high quality, business relevant data.

  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; a proactive thinker who can anticipate future issues and propose and deliver pragmatic solutions.

  • Well organised with good time-management skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines across multiple projects.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with an aptitude for quality technical writing. Proficiency in English.

  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills – must be able to effectively interact with a diverse group of people from different functions, of different nationalities and at different levels within the company.

  • BSc or BTEC preferred but not required.

Just so you know, at procter & gamble #weseeequal

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our people are all equally talented in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours. Are you ready to inspire us with your unrivalled ideas?

P&G ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. Please contact us to request an accommodation by clicking ‘application help’ at the top right-hand corner of the career website.

Job locations:
Reading, England, United Kingdom
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Research And Development Req No: R000055993
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