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Project Manager (Ice Cream)

Project Manager (Ice Cream)

Singapore, SG

Singapore, SG

Position Snapshot

Location: Nestlé R&D Centre
Company: Nestlé Singapore
Full-time

Position Summary

This is a full time role based at our Nestle Development Centre in Singapore. This position is responsible for driving project management excellence within NDU Ice Cream. The incumbent will ensure efficient and effective execution of E2E ( end -to- end) management of Innovation & Renovation top priority projects. This position will also lead competence development in Project Management among project leaders and ensure all R&D projects are compliant with I2L and PMO methodologies. Lead all multi-market, multi-category and /or complex NDU Ice Cream projects.
 

A day in the life of Project Manager (Ice Cream)

• Drive project management excellence within NDU Ice Cream
• Ensure efficient and effective execution of E2E (end-to-end) management of innovation & Renovation top priority projects
• Lead competence development in Project management among project leaders and ensure all R&D projects are compliant with I2L and PMO methodologies
• Lead all multi-market, multi-category and/or complex NDU Ice Cream projects
• Identify project resources (human and budget) and lead overall I2L project planning and execution including gate preparation
• Drive cross-functional Opportunity and Risk management and escalation to accelerate decision making on each project
• Ensure adherence of project team to I2L processes including set up of common project based objectives
• Provide technical advise and ensure right level of I2L project management competencies to product developers
• Coach project team on project management best practice and I2L Ways of Working and Mindset
• Lead the Coordination and periodic updates on the Ice Cream Knowledge Centre
• Drive synergies through effective networking with other R&D PMOs and external PMO Partners
• Proactively propose and drive new idea and projects methods to NDU and Market Application Groups
• Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends and developments with PMO
• Explore breakthrough process improvements through continuous benchmarking with other NPTCs and markets
• Ensure zero waste and vertical start up 
• Integrate Scientific, Technology, Quality. Regulatory and Safety and Environment knowledge into projects
• Actively participate in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different sites
• Implement NHW and CSV strategies in practice
• Challenge project scope changes, impact on project portfolio and resource allocation
• Deliver assigned projects on time and on cost
• Contribute to key decision making and and assist in stakeholder management
• Capture and share lessons learnt on top projects
• Leverage regional support between locations , especially on trainings or specific project support
• Lead Key Success Criteria definition for all project teams , challenging KSC with an unbiased view to assure speed and get validation from Decider(s)
 

What will make you successful
  • BS Degree in relevant field of study required
  • PMO Certification preferred
  • 3 years direct project management experience in TAG or R&D
  • 3 years experience in ice cream category within operations, TAG & R&D
Position Snapshot

Location: Nestlé R&D Centre
Company: Nestlé Singapore
Full-time

Position Summary

This is a full time role based at our Nestle Development Centre in Singapore. This position is responsible for driving project management excellence within NDU Ice Cream. The incumbent will ensure efficient and effective execution of E2E ( end -to- end) management of Innovation & Renovation top priority projects. This position will also lead competence development in Project Management among project leaders and ensure all R&D projects are compliant with I2L and PMO methodologies. Lead all multi-market, multi-category and /or complex NDU Ice Cream projects.
 

A day in the life of Project Manager (Ice Cream)

• Drive project management excellence within NDU Ice Cream
• Ensure efficient and effective execution of E2E (end-to-end) management of innovation & Renovation top priority projects
• Lead competence development in Project management among project leaders and ensure all R&D projects are compliant with I2L and PMO methodologies
• Lead all multi-market, multi-category and/or complex NDU Ice Cream projects
• Identify project resources (human and budget) and lead overall I2L project planning and execution including gate preparation
• Drive cross-functional Opportunity and Risk management and escalation to accelerate decision making on each project
• Ensure adherence of project team to I2L processes including set up of common project based objectives
• Provide technical advise and ensure right level of I2L project management competencies to product developers
• Coach project team on project management best practice and I2L Ways of Working and Mindset
• Lead the Coordination and periodic updates on the Ice Cream Knowledge Centre
• Drive synergies through effective networking with other R&D PMOs and external PMO Partners
• Proactively propose and drive new idea and projects methods to NDU and Market Application Groups
• Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends and developments with PMO
• Explore breakthrough process improvements through continuous benchmarking with other NPTCs and markets
• Ensure zero waste and vertical start up 
• Integrate Scientific, Technology, Quality. Regulatory and Safety and Environment knowledge into projects
• Actively participate in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different sites
• Implement NHW and CSV strategies in practice
• Challenge project scope changes, impact on project portfolio and resource allocation
• Deliver assigned projects on time and on cost
• Contribute to key decision making and and assist in stakeholder management
• Capture and share lessons learnt on top projects
• Leverage regional support between locations , especially on trainings or specific project support
• Lead Key Success Criteria definition for all project teams , challenging KSC with an unbiased view to assure speed and get validation from Decider(s)
 

What will make you successful
  • BS Degree in relevant field of study required
  • PMO Certification preferred
  • 3 years direct project management experience in TAG or R&D
  • 3 years experience in ice cream category within operations, TAG & R&D

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