Innovation Project Manager (12 Month FTC)

Innovation Project Manager (12 Month FTC)

Job Title: Innovation Project Manager (12 Month FTC)
Contract Type: Contract / Interim
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 5% bonus + Private Healthcare + Pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CO781
Contact Name: Cansu Ozdemir
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2017 16:20

Job Description

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!

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