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Idea to Launch Project Manager

Idea to Launch Project Manager

Position Snapshot

 

  • Location: Budapest
  • Education: B.Sc. in Food Science, Nutritional Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Animal Science, Economics, Finance, Marketing (with a strong intest in product, pack development) 
  • Experience: 5 + years of  project management track record in any industry (New Product Development, Product Life Cycle or Technology Transfers) 
  • Language: Fluent English knowledge

Position Summary

 

Responsible for the efficient, effective, flawless End-to-End execution of Innovation & Renovation (I&R & N) I2L programmess and/or I2L  projects pipeline from Identify to Post-launch stage. Those I2L programmes/projects are considered as medium complexity. Orchestrate a cross-functional and multi-disciplinary team  to achieve the project defined Key Success Criteria. Manage process improvement initiatives to deliver continuous excellence. Act as a brand ambassador. Act as coach for Junior PM.

A day in the life of...

 

Execute as per the I2L flow: Apply project management tools and skills to ensure the in-scope, on-time and on-quality launch and flawless execution of I&R projects from Identify to end of deliver and/or post-launch review stage for:


Lead Programme/Project Management:
Identify linkage with other projects, potentials impact on overall project pipelines. Ensure clear communication to stakeholders in terms of process collaboration and reviews. Organise and lead steering committee if necessary. Present outcomes to Management.

 

Project Management: 
For defined projects, deliver on-time in full. Ensure clear communication to stakeholders in terms of process collaboration and reviews. Organize and lead steering committee if necessary. Present outcomes to Management 


Brand Ambassadorship:
Ensure interface with marketing is supported through defined brand ambassadorship. Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for nominated brand/s. Responsible to provide visibility and feedback on the brand pipeline and progress
Support Programme Management:
Contribute project data and details via report or otherwise as necessary to enable Programme managers to deliver against the Programme
 

Other Activities include:


- Lead project team definition and aligning project team behind common project objectives and ensuring PDPs are updated accordingly
- Orchestrate all functions and markets involved in the project to coordinate timelines, track end-to-end activities and milestones and ensure project is progressing as planned
- Drive definition of Innovation profile and gap assessment in order to build the critical path
- Lead Key Success Criteria (KSC) definition with project team, challenging KSC with an unbiased view to assure speed and get validation from Decider(s)
- Drive timely preparation of the Business Opportunity, Business Case and Business Plan along the flow
- Drive Opportunity and Risk Management and escalating critical issues to Decider(s) 
- Evaluate scope change requests, evaluating impact and get them approved or rejected - Document scope change accordingly
- Coordinate and facilitate project meetings including kick-start meetings, check-in meetings, opportunity and risk assessments, post launch reviews and additional meetings/governance i.e. steerco or workshops as required
- Provide transparency, documentation and communication of project status and risks to cross functional team members, Project Management Lead and Deciders
- Lead internal and external Stakeholders management: identify stakeholders, distribute responsibilities among project team and ensure proper communication
- Capture and share lessons learnt
- Leverage own functional expertise and network to steer project team towards best solution definition and execution. In particular, use own expertise to question/challenge proposed activities and solutions

What will make you successful

 

  • Ability to manage and navigate into ambiguity and unknown
  • Excellent communication and convincing skills at  all levels of an organization
  • Petfood and petcare knowledge is an asset
  • Master PM metholodgies:  Planning tools (incl. MS project), Risk ass.etc.  PMP certification is an asset  and  Agile PM certification is an asset 
  • Written and oral communication
  • Stakeholders Management
  • Problem Solving/ Recommendation
  • Facilitation
  • Coaching
  • Travel time approx. 20%

 

What we offer

 

  • Multinational experience at the world's largest food company   
  • Trainings and continuous development opportunities 
  • International and domestic career opportunities 
  • Competitive benefit package
  • Cafeteria package 
  • 13th monthly salary 
  • Annual bonus / sales bonus (depending on the position)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Hybrid working (home office and office presence possibility) 
  • Hot coffee and fresh fruit in the office 
  • Discounted tickets to the nearest gym (next to the office)
  • Travel support (BKV season ticket)
  • 1 month payed parental leave
     

 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

 

Diversity and inclusion is an integral part of our company’s culture and is one of the ways we bring our purpose and values to life. 

Position Snapshot

 

  • Location: Budapest
  • Education: B.Sc. in Food Science, Nutritional Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Animal Science, Economics, Finance, Marketing (with a strong intest in product, pack development) 
  • Experience: 5 + years of  project management track record in any industry (New Product Development, Product Life Cycle or Technology Transfers) 
  • Language: Fluent English knowledge

Position Summary

 

Responsible for the efficient, effective, flawless End-to-End execution of Innovation & Renovation (I&R & N) I2L programmess and/or I2L  projects pipeline from Identify to Post-launch stage. Those I2L programmes/projects are considered as medium complexity. Orchestrate a cross-functional and multi-disciplinary team  to achieve the project defined Key Success Criteria. Manage process improvement initiatives to deliver continuous excellence. Act as a brand ambassador. Act as coach for Junior PM.

A day in the life of...

 

Execute as per the I2L flow: Apply project management tools and skills to ensure the in-scope, on-time and on-quality launch and flawless execution of I&R projects from Identify to end of deliver and/or post-launch review stage for:


Lead Programme/Project Management:
Identify linkage with other projects, potentials impact on overall project pipelines. Ensure clear communication to stakeholders in terms of process collaboration and reviews. Organise and lead steering committee if necessary. Present outcomes to Management.

 

Project Management: 
For defined projects, deliver on-time in full. Ensure clear communication to stakeholders in terms of process collaboration and reviews. Organize and lead steering committee if necessary. Present outcomes to Management 


Brand Ambassadorship:
Ensure interface with marketing is supported through defined brand ambassadorship. Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for nominated brand/s. Responsible to provide visibility and feedback on the brand pipeline and progress
Support Programme Management:
Contribute project data and details via report or otherwise as necessary to enable Programme managers to deliver against the Programme
 

Other Activities include:


- Lead project team definition and aligning project team behind common project objectives and ensuring PDPs are updated accordingly
- Orchestrate all functions and markets involved in the project to coordinate timelines, track end-to-end activities and milestones and ensure project is progressing as planned
- Drive definition of Innovation profile and gap assessment in order to build the critical path
- Lead Key Success Criteria (KSC) definition with project team, challenging KSC with an unbiased view to assure speed and get validation from Decider(s)
- Drive timely preparation of the Business Opportunity, Business Case and Business Plan along the flow
- Drive Opportunity and Risk Management and escalating critical issues to Decider(s) 
- Evaluate scope change requests, evaluating impact and get them approved or rejected - Document scope change accordingly
- Coordinate and facilitate project meetings including kick-start meetings, check-in meetings, opportunity and risk assessments, post launch reviews and additional meetings/governance i.e. steerco or workshops as required
- Provide transparency, documentation and communication of project status and risks to cross functional team members, Project Management Lead and Deciders
- Lead internal and external Stakeholders management: identify stakeholders, distribute responsibilities among project team and ensure proper communication
- Capture and share lessons learnt
- Leverage own functional expertise and network to steer project team towards best solution definition and execution. In particular, use own expertise to question/challenge proposed activities and solutions

What will make you successful

 

  • Ability to manage and navigate into ambiguity and unknown
  • Excellent communication and convincing skills at  all levels of an organization
  • Petfood and petcare knowledge is an asset
  • Master PM metholodgies:  Planning tools (incl. MS project), Risk ass.etc.  PMP certification is an asset  and  Agile PM certification is an asset 
  • Written and oral communication
  • Stakeholders Management
  • Problem Solving/ Recommendation
  • Facilitation
  • Coaching
  • Travel time approx. 20%

 

What we offer

 

  • Multinational experience at the world's largest food company   
  • Trainings and continuous development opportunities 
  • International and domestic career opportunities 
  • Competitive benefit package
  • Cafeteria package 
  • 13th monthly salary 
  • Annual bonus / sales bonus (depending on the position)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Hybrid working (home office and office presence possibility) 
  • Hot coffee and fresh fruit in the office 
  • Discounted tickets to the nearest gym (next to the office)
  • Travel support (BKV season ticket)
  • 1 month payed parental leave
     

 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

 

Diversity and inclusion is an integral part of our company’s culture and is one of the ways we bring our purpose and values to life. 

Budapest, HU

Budapest, HU

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