Senior Project Manager - FMCG

Derbyshire | Ref: BBBH32988

£45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Flex Work

Role Title

Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager / NPD

£45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits + Flexible Working

South Derbyshire

Role Profile

Outstanding opportunity for experienced Project / Programme manager to be responsible for managing a team of 4 project managers and a company-wide portfolio of projects.

Projects are typically for FMCG new product launches, but may also include business improvement projects, cost reduction projects, or capital investment/infrastructure projects.

This is a pivotal role and a key position that ensures that speed and flexibility remain a core competency and that the team is kept focused, energized, and on-track to meet the objectives of our key projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Project Managers, who in turn lead cross-functional business teams in the development and commercialization of products and/or in business improvement.
    • Ensure the on-time delivery of projects.
    • Measure team's performance and publish project status and appropriate metrics
    • Establish and control project stage-gate process.
    • Develop overall project timelines and key milestones; ensure teams meet critical business and/or customer dates
    • Facilitate decision-making, arbitrate impasses, remove barriers, and ultimately drive project progress to launch
    • Recognize and address shifts in project complexity, scope, and risks
    • Ensure project risks are managed and communicate risks and implications to management as appropriate.
    • Control and formalise project date revisions.
    • Become the 'hub' of information for any project related questions from the business.

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to lead and motivate a cross-functional team with successful collaboration
  • Proven experience in helping project teams move from ambiguity to clarity and leading in a highly dynamic business environment
  • Experience in leading teams
  • 5+ years of business experience (fast moving consumer goods or manufacturing environment).
  • Excellent communication / collaboration / customer service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work within tight timeframes and deadlines
  • Stamina, character, sense of humour, proactive approach and work ethic appropriate for a fast-paced, team-oriented, growth company.

Client information

Multi-Million-pound global FMCG manufacturing organisation.

Remuneration

£45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits + Flexible Working

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