NPD Project Manager

North West England
09 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job role: NPD Project Manager                                                          

Location: North West

Sector/Industry: Food Manufacturing

Are you an experienced Project Manager able to manage multiple commercial and operational projects? Are you looking to join a well-established business with opportunities to progress? If so, please read on!

The Company:

An FMCG business with a strong heritage and a diverse range of products, able to offer a great deal of opportunity for both professional and personal development.

The Role:

As part of a newly created team, the main purpose of the role is the planning, implementation and delivery of multiple projects to timelines and costs. The Project Manager will work as part of a wider team to provide critical project information to stakeholders and create resource plans and people requirements to ensure timescales are managed effectively. The role encompasses the following responsibilities:

  • Creation of project plans and critical paths and allocation of project teams
  • Manage projects from feasibility stage, delivery and post launch review
  • Build and maintain relationships with business representatives and stakeholders at head office and sites
  • Management of allocated projects including NPD, EPD, raw material or supplier change, process change and relevant CAPEX projects
  • Tracking and reporting of project deliverables
  • Identification and escalation of risk and issues through defined PMO and governance processes
  • Management of KPI’s of project delivery to ensure targets are met

The Candidate:

  • You will be an experienced Project Manager with a thorough understanding of portfolio and project management practices and frameworks
  • Proven track record in managing delivery of multiple types of projects
  • Prince II qualification
  • Strong experience in project planning tools and critical path management at project/portfolio level

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