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Innovation Project Manager - 12 month FTC

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable per year

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: CPG
  • Contact: Sophie Brocklebank-Fowler
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  • Start Date: July/August
  • Client: Lucozade
  • Expiry Date: 02 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 52072_1683110057

12 month FTC - Innovation Project Manager

Starting in July

One of the fastest growing FMCG SME's in the market!

Key responsibilities:

* Be the guardian of the process; manage the stage & gate process and use it to ensure innovation projects are landed on time and against business objectives.

* Lead collaboration, ensuring project teams work together to deliver cross-functionally and work through challenges with viable solutions.

* Manage the meeting cycle; lead weekly action and monthly review/decision forums.

* Co-ordinate gate meetings for effective decision making, facilitating gate document creation to ensure a balanced view is presented.

* Ensure all project documentation is created, updated and available, with specific ownership of project timelines. Provide visibility on progress, risks and timings through monthly project reports to all stakeholders.

* Drive continuous improvement of the process and ways of working. Seek opportunities in efficiency and effectiveness, through feedback of the team and industry best practice.

Required experience:

* Experience in an equivalent role in food or drink

* Proven portfolio management skills

* Agile or design-led project management training preferable

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills

* A can-do attitude