Senior NPD Project Manager

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Ref
Y5892
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Driven by a culture of innovation, ambition and their strong brand values this business bring exceptional products to food and drink lovers across the globe.  As market leaders they make sure they stay on top of trends and deliver amazing products to their discerning and health conscious consumers.

The Role

You will be reporting to Head of NPD and will play a key role in the collaborative, innovative and ambitious NPD team.  You will be required to brilliantly plan, manage and successfully deliver projects from start to finish whilst effectively influencing, briefing and coordinating people cross functionally and across virtual teams.

Your ability to see the bigger picture will enable you to continually focus on process improvement opportunities whilst keeping up with market trends and anticipate any future issues to create agile ways of working.  You will need to influence senior stakeholders as well as suppliers to deliver complex projects and ensuring key milestones are met.

As well as project delivery, you will be the first point of contact for a specific market and you will be forging positive relationships. You will be willing to travel to markets, supply centres and have the flexibility to communicate efficiently across different time zones.

The Person

This role will suit passionate and driven NPD project Manager with outstanding influencing skills and a track record of leading and delivering significant NPD projects across FMCG functions.

You will be a natural communicator and motivational leader with an ability to effectively manage and influence key stakeholders internationally, building strong working relationships. It is essential to be able to think creatively and strategically in order to see the broader business and commercial context as well as effectively solve problems on your own initiative.  You will also need to be adept at influencing at a distance, managing different cultural styles and relishing change in a fluid environment.

So if you’re looking for a new challenge and keen to be part of this internationally recognised brand then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now or call for more information.

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Please note that while we will try to respond to all applications, sometimes the sheer volume of responses means we can only focus on the most relevant. You should hear from us within 2-5 days if your application has been successful.  Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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