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Project Manager - Yorkshire

Competitive salary and benefits package - FMCG - Marketing
Ref: 157 Date Posted: Wednesday 25 Nov 2020
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Parker Young is delighted to be supporting a European FMCG organisation with sites across the UK, to identify a Project Manager to support the development and growth of some keys channels in the business.

As Project Manager, you will provide commercial support to the business in order to deliver multiple initiatives for the multiple grocery channel customers.

You will:

  • Identify range and recipe rationalisation opportunities to simplify the operation
  • Focus on quality, including technical product specification reviews
  • Improve the margin mix through improved efficiencies
  • Generate incremental opportunities in conjunction with R&D
  • Be project lead on key initiatives and for key customers, setting clear targets and timescales and presenting regular updates to the business.
  • Project manage change programmes involving critical path generation, data input, progress tracking, escalation and reviews.
  • Work cross functionally with Category, Sales, Operational, Technical, NPD, Packaging, Supply and Brand Marketing to ensure customer and consumer relevancy at all times
  • Perform regular store visits; surveys and audits to highlight new opportunities

Our client requires a candidate with proven experience in successfully managing multiple projects and experience of working in FMCG brand/product marketing (ideally within the food sector). You will need to be an excellent communicator and able to work cross-functionally.

This will be an extremely fast-paced role and needs someone in it who is highly organised, with a flexible approach, excellent focus on attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines. We are looking for a proactive candidate who can positively challenge the business and who has a passion for the food industry.

If this sounds like you and you would like to know more about the business, please contact us as soon as you can as this role will not stay around too long!