NPD Project Manager - Food

Pendle Hill Permanent AU$100,000 - AU$110,000
  • Excellent opportunity to step into this critical NPD Project Manager role
  • Fantastic team and culture - Excellent career development

About Our Client

You will be joining a well-known and loved iconic Australian manufacturer of food products.

With multiple sites and over 2000 employees across the country, you will be joining a well-respected and leading FMCG business based at their Head Office located near Girraween

Job Description

You will be joining a team of 3 other NPD Project Managers and have a supportive, highly technical and passionate team around you providing a fun and enjoyable workplace Some key responsibilities include:

  • Stakeholder management - Internal and external
  • Work with external suppliers/customers during project development, briefing, concept and execution stages
  • Lead NPD project meetings, track progress Vs timelines ensuring key milestones are met
  • Ensure customer expectations are met, providing constant updates and reporting
  • liaise and support sales, marketing and production teams on projects and ensure all new briefs are scoped and ready for approval
  • Identify and recommend any continuous improvement ideas

Whilst full training is provided, you will need to have an understanding of the industry, and have demonstrated experience in a similar NPD or Project Management role. This is a client-facing role allowing you to work with some iconic clients on new and exciting food products coming to market.

The Successful Applicant

Due to some changes in the team and for training purposes, we are needing someone who has experience in managing multiple projects from start to completion, and a solid FMCG background.Whilst understanding the food process is not critical and training will be provided from a product perspective, what is essential is your PM experience and ability to understand, deliver and meet customer expectations and deliver on time and to budget whilst ensuring exceptional service.

An interest in the food industry, and NPD wouldn't go astray either

  • Demonstrated experience in Project Managing from concept through to execution
  • Ability to facilitate meetings, and work with other teams and stakeholders throughout the different stages
  • A problem solver who is solutions focused with a commercial understanding
  • Relevant qualifications in Project Management and/or Food Science will be highly regarded

What's on Offer

  • Showcase your PM experience and gain more valuable skills within a highly successful FMCG business focused on quality and new product development
  • Monday to Friday full-time permanent role based at the head office near Girraween
  • Get out of the office, some travel to see clients and other sites/teams
  • Learn about food product development
  • Work with an Inclusive, supportive, and highly skilled team
  • Liaise with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including well-known retailers and large corporations
  • Salary ranges from $100k - $110k + Super
  • Complete product training

This is a key position within the NPD team, bring your FMCG background and PM experience to this well-respected team and work with high-level clients on new food products coming to the market

Corine Duke
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Phone number
+61 2 8292 2061

Job summary

Product Development
What is your industry?
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Pendle Hill
Job Type
Consultant name
Corine Duke
Consultant phone
+61 2 8292 2061
Job Reference

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