Design Development Specialist - Interim

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  31. May 2024

Do you enjoy challenges, working in a dynamic, fast-moving, creative, and international environment? Do you have strong organizational skills and want to dabble in a world of beautiful jewellery.  Do you want to surround yourself with world class design and development creatives? … If so, you are who we are looking for. 


Responsibilities include:

Collection development  & tracking: 

  • Support manager during collection development. 
  • Track design sketch launch & delivery plans to ensure the development is on track.
  • Monitor SLA (Service Level Agreement) number count of design creations, in tracking system and align with Product Development Team located in Thailand. 
  • Updating cross functional collection line plans with design ID and images.
  •  Uploading design briefs & updating status in Product Lifecycle System.
  • Facilitating check-ins with Legal team on IP  . 
  • Communicating process control comments from manager to production.


Sample approvals: 

  • Reviewing all pre-production samples & providing feedback to our Thai Product Development teams.
  • Review sample edits and communicate information to relevant stakeholders.


Product packshots:

  • Representing Design Development for product sample handover meetings which include handover photo shoot samples and info with Marketing department to ensure product accuracy. 
  • Ensuring the correct samples are used.
  • Ensuring the photos are displaying the correct color, tone, temp etc that truly represent the physical samples.



  • Weekly capacity check in meetings with the Thai Product Development team.
  • Weekly technical meetings with Design Development Managers & Product Development team.
  • Marketing sample handover meetings.
  • Legal meetings with Design and Legal departments
  • Packshot checks at external Photo Studio
  • Weekly Design Development team meetings 
  • SLA (Service Level Agreement) number count -status sent out 
  • Design Cost updates in line plan


Hard skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in jewellery and / or consumer goods industry within development, innovation, or project management offices.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, with strong emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good business level of English language in both speaking and writing. 
  • Experience working with PLM system is a plus . 


Human skills:: 

  • Humble, open-minded with problem solving ability and able to be a good listener. 
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to manage fast change in a global organization. 
  • Highly structured, high attention to detail, and with the ability to quickly consolidate information.
  • Performs well under pressure in a fast-paced ever-changing environment.  
  • Ability to be agile in task management and could prioritize the task at hand.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Good planning ability and good situation awareness. 


Your new team 

You will join an international team of 16 people, reporting to our Director of Design Development. Design Development team is based in our Global HQ in Copenhagen, Denmark. The department is situated in the Global Product Organization, responsible of all the beautiful products that Pandora has created.  Our Design Development bridge the Design team and our supply chain – bringing the Designer’s vision and aesthetic to life while having a clear understanding of our technical manufacturing processes.  The team is comprised of two core areas: New Product Development & Innovation.  

Our vision is to develop and create products that embodies our Pandora value of WE DREAM, WE CARE, WE DARE, WE DELIVER.  
Additional information 
Global Career Band 5 
Application deadline:  May 31st 2024

This role is a temporary role for 9-12 months
Did we get your attention?  
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact:  
Mahrukh Salman Khan 
Global Recruiter 
If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future, please do not hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you! 
We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site  
Icing on the cake  
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit. 
About Pandora 
Pandora is the world's largest jewellery brand. The company designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,500 points of sale, including more than 2,500 concept stores.    
Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand, using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 28.1 billion in 2023.  
At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.