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Project Manager

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary description:
£0.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted:
09/08/2018
Start Date:
1/10/2018
Recruiter:
Smart Solutions Recruitment
Job Ref:
J23659

Smart Solutions are looking for a dynamic proactive individual who will relish working within a fast- paced environment. The Project Manager will contribute to the business growth of appearance and performance products and brands across the EMEA region

Responsibilities / Duties

Project Management

* Take product development projects from concept through to production, under direction of Innovation and Brand Managers.
* Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
* Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
* Measure project performance and track progress using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
* Manage projects in accordance with the in-house Stagegate process, and region’s strategies and
objectives.
* Participate in global innovations project teams, sharing and leveraging international technologies.
* Work with and lead cross-functional teams, across multiple business sites, in an effective and proactive manner.
* Report and escalate to senior management/project stakeholders as necessary.
* Regular update meetings with Innovation and Brand Managers, and maintenance of NPD project documentation.

Marketing Support

* Handle requests for samples from cross-functional colleagues/customers/distributors.
* Manage NPD sample development and production for customer/sales presentations.
* Coordination of translations with agency and markets.
* Assist the Central Marketing team with ad-hoc requests.
* Product management for PRISMA / B2B marketing & collateral database.
* Website maintenance support.
* General marketing support where necessary.

Skills and experience

Essential

* A minimum of 18-24 months project management experience is required - within consumer product development preferred but not essential.
* Ability to multi-task.
* Strong detail orientation.
* Time conscious.
* Ability to work cross-functionally.
* Excellent written and verbal English communication and copywriting skills.
* Computer literate.

Desirable

* New Product development experience within a stagegate process preferred.
* A proven record of success in coordinating product development projects.
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office product suite.
* Prince II certification or similar.
* Experience with CMS-based platforms.

Benefits

Company pension - up to 8% matched employer contribution
Health cash plan
Annual bonus
Staff discount

Salary

£30,000 p/a + 10% Bonus

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Company Description

Smart Solutions is a specialist recruitment agency providing temporary staff for positions across a wide range of sectors.


Working in the waste and recycling industry; Smart Solutions CEO Nathan Bowles felt that recruitment agencies did not understand the requirements of employees in the sector, and made little effort to tailor their services. Temporary workers would turn up completely unprepared for the work they had been assigned to do, which led to significant worker turnover and dissatisfaction.

Closing Date:
24/08/2018

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