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Project and Programme Lead - Hybrid

FMCG - NPD/ Innovation
Ref: 233 Date Posted: Tuesday 24 Jan 2023
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Parker Young is supporting a global multinational FMCG client to find one of the best Project/ Programme Management candidates in the UK market for a fantastic new leadership role in the organisation. You will create, develop, lead, inspire, and execute the innovation pipeline and have and create a best-in-class programme management process.

  • Develop and determine the appropriate structure for the innovation pipeline and activity programme.
  • Drive the stage gate governance and innovation process at pace and on time.
  • Lead and motivate the project managers and product technologists to enhance and develop their technical and leadership competencies.
  • Work in collaboration with brand and innovation managers to identify and deliver on business growth opportunities.
  • Ascertain, create, and execute the overall NPD strategy, to deliver an innovation pipeline that will drive incremental performance, through revenue and profit contribution.
  • Support the businesses commitment to Inclusion and developing Diversity.
  • Deliver key growth initiatives in full and on time, through motivating and leading product technologists, cross functional teams, and project managers.
  • Be a fundamental part of the Marketing Leadership team, directing and leading the wider marketing team when required.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to health and safety and champion the internal safety culture and working practices.

We are keen to talk to curious, tenacious, and resilient project/ programme management leaders who can break down complexity, are natural critical and creative thinkers, have an appetite for solving business challenges at pace, can make ‘things’ happen, and inspire through leadership, delivering high performance.

If you have substantial FMCG/Food project and programme experience in stage and gate leadership and governance, we want to speak to you. This is a great role with a fantastic, extremely employee centric business. We look forward to telling you more about it!

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