Innovation Project Manager (12 month FTC)

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + 5% bonus + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted
15 Aug 2017
Closes
14 Sep 2017
Ref
CO781
Contact
Cansu Ozdemir
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
FMCG, Food & Drink
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

A leading global drinks business are currently searching for an Innovation Project Manager for a Fixed Term Contract (FTC) 9-12 months. As part of the International Innovation team you will be assisting the Innovation Managers to oversee the stage-gate process as well as additional related innovation processes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring accurate administration of all innovation projects.
  • Ensuring the correct application of all processes and standards, as well as ensuring the highest quality project materials submitted into the stage-gate process.
  • Executing a variety of projects to agreed timelines and budgets through planning and prioritising.
  • Regularly working cross functionally to deliver projects efficiently and effectively e.g. regular review meetings, collating stakeholder feedback, liaising with various internal teams.
  • Developing a new Pipeline review process in order to keep track of the 5yr Innovation Pipeline.

Desired skills and experience:

  • A proven background in project management within the FMCG industry.
  • Knowledge of stage-gate processes and experience in managing/overseeing process.
  • A proficient user of Excel and analytics packages.

This will best suit candidates who are independent, self-starters with impeccable attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be analytical, with experience in managing external agency and stakeholder relationships.

As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including a company bonus scheme, contributory pension scheme, private health care and much more!