Supply Chain Project Manager

Recruiter
PE Global International
Location
Maidenhead
Salary
£50000 - £60000/annum
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The Project Manager is responsible for leading projects on the company priority list including new product developments and support for marketed product initiatives from both the OTC and Non-OTC categories across EMEA. This role will lead cross-functional teams to successfully launch products starting from project definition through to introduction into the market. The Project Manager is responsible for achieving the targets set during project definition and is accountable for managing risks, timelines, ensuring processes are followed and managing project communication and escalation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / TASKS
75 % Lead overall project execution and accountable for achieving project goals on time. This includes:
• Project definition
• Project planning
• Assuring operational readiness
• Leading cross functional teams through each phase of the project
• Coordinating all activities to ensure project remains on track
• Monitoring and managing risks and opportunities
• Liaising, agreeing, involving and communicating all aspects of the project with senior management

15 % Lead Process & Governance - Enable the fluid evaluation and approval of NPD and SMP projects within EMEA. Lead, Identify, communicate, and resolve key issues with executive sponsors or key managers. Provide ongoing status communications to all levels of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

• 2+ years’ experience in related field
• 2+ years’ experience managing cross-functional expertise (R&D, Franchise Marketing, Packaging development, Procurement). Product knowledge is a must have.
• 5 years of Project Management experience

2. Skills/Abilities:
• Experience with leadership and conflict resolution skills
• Effective written and oral communication skills
• Knowledge of team dynamics
• Broad business acumen with knowledge of project related finance
• Knowledge of planning and organization
• Experience with new product development processes and terminology

3. Desired or Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
• Project Management Professional (PPM) a plus
• Masters Degree in technical or management field a plus
• Highly effective knowledge of organizational & business acumen. The program will a high level of visibility with upper management / boards, and therefore requires good skills in rhetoric, presentation and cross functional stakeholder management

Expected level
Other Skills: (Language, Computer etc.)
Fluent in English oral and written
Strong working knowledge of PowerPoint
Strong working knowledge of Excel