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Senior Project Manager

Ref: HM/SPM Salary: £Attractive Pkge Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

Skill Set

Project Manager, Prince2, IPMA, FMCG, Pharma, Manager, Management,

 

An exceptional opportunity with a global manufacturing client and key employer within the area for a permanent Senior Project Manager.

 

Skills & Knowledge we are seeking:

  • We are looking for a dynamic individual with proven experience in managing innovation and development projects, particularly within the FMCG sector, to achieve successful project outcomes
  • Previous experience of managing people
  • You will require the ability to manage complex cross functional projects
  • Experience in managing and mitigating risk
  • A project management qualification would be considered desirable, ie. IPMA, APM, PMI, Prince2

 

Additional qualities we are searching for would include:

  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Solid organisational skills
  • A bias for action with a professional and positive approach
  • Driving licence required,  must be prepared for occasional travel
  • Any French language skills would be considered an advantage although non-essential

 

Benefits, Hours of Work & Duration:

  • Attractive hybrid working role, so 50% based in the office and 50% working from home.
  • 37 hours per week with an early finish on a Friday!
  • A favourable salary is available, depending on experience
  • Exceptional pension contribution matched up to 9%
  • Life Assurance cover at 4 x base salary
  • Health Cash Plan with Healthshield
  • Company performance related annual bonus
  • Annual salary reviews

 

Management Responsibilities:

  • The role of Senior Project Manager will have direct line management over a team of 3 Project Managers, responsible for ongoing mentoring and development of the PM’s were required.
  • Responsibility also for operational task management of the project teams that you manage.
  • Demonstrate good communication with team members
  • Effective team building an inter-relationships

 

The Position Itself:

  • To achieve company objectives for organic growth, it is important that New Product Development is effectively and efficiently delivered on time in full and on cost
  • The role involves the professional project management of new product launches and product changes for a portfolio of projects determined via Stage Gate process
  • Leading cross functional project teams in Europe and other international organisations, you will be responsible for overseeing multiple projects room initial feasibility through to launch implementation
  • This roe will also include management of R & D and Supply Chain projects across the company’s European organisation

 

General Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Overall responsibility for driving a project on time, in full and on cost
  • Overall project leadership for a portfolio of projects across several brands
  • Facilitate the definition of project goals, objectives, scope, milestones and deliverables
  • Ensure full feasibility analyses (technical and commercial assessment)
  • Define project tasks
  • Develop the full scale project schedule and manage project against that schedule
  • Ensure project risks are assessed, managed and mitigated
  • Project progress – both in Europe and internationally
  • Report and escalate issues to management as required
  • Change management and change control
  • Co-ordinate  creation of Master Data
  • Manage smooth transition from project to first production
  • Post Project evaluation
  • Deputising for Head of PMO when required

 

 

 

If you would like to be considered for this interesting opportunity, please send your CV as soon as possible.

 

 

 

 

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Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:


Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844

Email: Heather@rsfl.co.uk

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