Project Manager job in Christchurch – FMCG industry – (12 Month contract)

Dovetail Recruitment are currently working with a long standing client who are looking for a new Project Manager to join their NPD team, and become an integral part of getting products from concept to launch. You will need good experience tracking critical paths, and experience managing projects, pulling your team members together and keeping everyone on track.

What you’ll be doing as Project Manager:

  • Lead all divisional product development overseen by the Head of Product
  • Develop a forward-thinking product development strategy for one of their biggest strategic customers: Consider the detail and final range proposition
  • Responsible for the critical path end to end across all parties
  • To work smart, leverage teams to maximise development, MOQ’s and Cost
  • Lead clear briefs and communicate efficiently to our buying teams
  • Ability to understand the technical make up of a product from a formulation point of view.
  • UK & EU supplier facing and Asia buying team
  • Identify and map out key opportunities that are quick wins and future sited.
  • Manage the product development from Concept stage to finished goods.
  • Sustainability front of mind in all development in line with retailer targets
  • Manage product Category plans for the financial year with quarterly reviews
  • Due to long range windows candidate must have the ability to future fit category development up to 18 months

Dovetail Recruitment are looking for a Project Manager to join our client of 10 years. You will be part of a creative and strong team within a company who are people and planet focused. They work with some of the biggest retailers in the UK and have strong links with factories across the world, giving you great exposure for this contract.

Minimum Requirements for the Project Manager:

  • FMCG product experience
  • Project management experience
  • Strong supplier relationship management and a commercial mindset
  • Able to track critical paths

Salary & Details:

  • £35,000 – £38,000 per annum with salary reviews
  • 25 days holiday per annum, increasing to 27 days after 3 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Extensive benefits programme including buying additional holiday, medical cash plan, access to mental health support and many other benefits
  • Flexible hours and work-from-home available to all staff
  • Great learning and development and progression opportunities
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Pension Scheme Contribution
  • Social events run by our inhouse Social Team
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dress down Fridays

If you are interested in this Project Manager job in Christchurch, please click ‘apply now’, or give us a call and ask for Laura. We will discuss your experience in more detail, give you more insight into the role and company and put forward an application on your behalf. When it comes to interviews, we will of course give you help and guidance along the way.

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