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Project Manager

Project Manager

A little bit about us 
Empowering healthier lives through nutrition. Nestlé Health Science is a leader in the field of nutritional science, committed to redefining the management of health. We offer an extensive portfolio of science-based consumer health, medical nutrition and supplement brands.


Bringing our brands to life and making them as relevant for today’s healthcare customers and consumers as they’ve always been takes vision, passion and an innovative mind-set. If you can bring that into the mix, we know the magic will happen. 
 

Position Snapshot

Business areas: Nestlé Health Science Canada 
Job title: Project Manager
Location: North York, ON
Position grade: 17

Position Summary

We are looking for a Project Manager, based at our North York location and reporting into the Director, New Business Development. This role will translate innovation strategy into action, manage the execution of Innovation & Renovation (I&R) projects to deliver profitable, sustainable and responsible growth from Idea to Launch.

A day in the life of...

•    Apply project management fundamentals to mobilize cross-functional teams to flawlessly execute and deliver high complexity I&R projects and key business initiatives from Idea to Launch.
•    Build and manage the integrated project plan from Idea to Launch, defining the critical path and tracking milestones to ensure project deliverables are completed on time.
•    Lead cross-functional teams to identify and manage risks and opportunities, identify solutions, remove roadblocks and drive corrective action to meet I&R portfolio and project objectives and business commitments thru robust viability, feasibility and desirability assessments at every stage of the project.
•    Lead and facilitate monthly Project Review meetings for Gate Advancement, Deactivation and Scope Change, driving go/no go decisions by the Leadership team.
•    Champion the consistent application, disciplined execution and continuous improvement of Nestle’s Innovation and Renovation management process, tools and mindset (I2L).
•    Serve as a link between the Category’s defined innovation strategy and project execution.
•    Provide the Leadership Team with I&R data, analytics and insights, to bring transparency to I&R project status, gaps and optimization opportunities.
•    Drive, in partnership with the Director, New Business Development, the alignment of the I&R projects to deliver the business's I&R strategic objectives and targets.

What will make you successful

As the successful candidate, you will already have great project management and analytical skills coupled with your highly organised, conscientious approach. Pro-activity, tenacity and enthusiasm are essential, as is your ability to understand and work within our competitive market.  You will also:

 

•    Minimum 8 years of cross functional experience in a CPG company preferred  
•    Minimum 5 years of effective Commercialization Project Management experience 
•    Experience with stage gate methodology preferred 
•    Courageous, credible, self-starter, with a strong focus on results
•    Comfortable with ambiguity and an ability to navigate between the big picture and the details
•    Proven ability to mobilizes and energize team members behind a shared vision and guiding and motivating them to achieve project objectives 
•    Bachelor’s Degree in a Business-related field, Food Science, Nutrition and/or Supply Chain 
•    PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification a plus 

 

We have a friendly, supportive team with a coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards the exciting opportunity to drive strategy and build a marketing career in the healthcare space.  

What you need to know 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestle including a comprehensive total rewards benefits package including Health and Dental benefits that start on day one as well as a Company matched retirement savings plan, Excellent training and development programs as well as opportunities to grow within the company. 

 

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

 

Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process. 
 

A little bit about us 
Empowering healthier lives through nutrition. Nestlé Health Science is a leader in the field of nutritional science, committed to redefining the management of health. We offer an extensive portfolio of science-based consumer health, medical nutrition and supplement brands.


Bringing our brands to life and making them as relevant for today’s healthcare customers and consumers as they’ve always been takes vision, passion and an innovative mind-set. If you can bring that into the mix, we know the magic will happen. 
 

Position Snapshot

Business areas: Nestlé Health Science Canada 
Job title: Project Manager
Location: North York, ON
Position grade: 17

Position Summary

We are looking for a Project Manager, based at our North York location and reporting into the Director, New Business Development. This role will translate innovation strategy into action, manage the execution of Innovation & Renovation (I&R) projects to deliver profitable, sustainable and responsible growth from Idea to Launch.

A day in the life of...

•    Apply project management fundamentals to mobilize cross-functional teams to flawlessly execute and deliver high complexity I&R projects and key business initiatives from Idea to Launch.
•    Build and manage the integrated project plan from Idea to Launch, defining the critical path and tracking milestones to ensure project deliverables are completed on time.
•    Lead cross-functional teams to identify and manage risks and opportunities, identify solutions, remove roadblocks and drive corrective action to meet I&R portfolio and project objectives and business commitments thru robust viability, feasibility and desirability assessments at every stage of the project.
•    Lead and facilitate monthly Project Review meetings for Gate Advancement, Deactivation and Scope Change, driving go/no go decisions by the Leadership team.
•    Champion the consistent application, disciplined execution and continuous improvement of Nestle’s Innovation and Renovation management process, tools and mindset (I2L).
•    Serve as a link between the Category’s defined innovation strategy and project execution.
•    Provide the Leadership Team with I&R data, analytics and insights, to bring transparency to I&R project status, gaps and optimization opportunities.
•    Drive, in partnership with the Director, New Business Development, the alignment of the I&R projects to deliver the business's I&R strategic objectives and targets.

What will make you successful

As the successful candidate, you will already have great project management and analytical skills coupled with your highly organised, conscientious approach. Pro-activity, tenacity and enthusiasm are essential, as is your ability to understand and work within our competitive market.  You will also:

 

•    Minimum 8 years of cross functional experience in a CPG company preferred  
•    Minimum 5 years of effective Commercialization Project Management experience 
•    Experience with stage gate methodology preferred 
•    Courageous, credible, self-starter, with a strong focus on results
•    Comfortable with ambiguity and an ability to navigate between the big picture and the details
•    Proven ability to mobilizes and energize team members behind a shared vision and guiding and motivating them to achieve project objectives 
•    Bachelor’s Degree in a Business-related field, Food Science, Nutrition and/or Supply Chain 
•    PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification a plus 

 

We have a friendly, supportive team with a coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards the exciting opportunity to drive strategy and build a marketing career in the healthcare space.  

What you need to know 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestle including a comprehensive total rewards benefits package including Health and Dental benefits that start on day one as well as a Company matched retirement savings plan, Excellent training and development programs as well as opportunities to grow within the company. 

 

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

 

Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process. 
 

North York, CA

North York, CA

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