Experienced Project Manager required to undertake 12 month maternity cover for a leading food business.
My client is looking for an experienced Project Manager who can project manage the stage gate process from idea generation through to launch instore and online for their various food products.
This role will involve a combination of working from home as well as on site a number of days a week so you must be flexible.
Reporting into the Head of Product and Packaging Planning you will be part of a wider team of project managers all responsible for a specific food area e.g. convenience, grocery, protein.
The team cover product and packaging NPD/EPD for the whole food group.
You will be responsible for managing the end to end Product & Packaging activity development process to ensure the business delivers successful product launches on time. Any risks throughout the stage gate process will need to be assessed and escalated when required and meetings diarised, managed and
lead to ensure key activities are communicated. Accurate weekly management information will also need to be created o provide visibility of progress on the project for the leadership team.
In order to apply you will need strong project management experience within a product development environment (food desirable).
Someone who can build strong relationships quickly, as you will be working with a key group of stakeholders. You will also need to have a strong personality as you will be holding people to account.
Strong excel skills (VLOOKUPs and pivot tables) is important as you will be spending time each week updating the system with your project activity.
Please get in touch for further information, you must be available to start in the next 4-5 weeks