Project manager

anonymous company - Drogheda
30+ days ago

job description

Innovation Project Manager This client is an exciting entrepreneurial company, enjoying huge growth. They are actively recruting for an Innovation Project Manager to join the team. The role will be based in Drogheda, Co. Louth. The company has enjoyed explosive growth since its 8 years ago and is now available in a staggering 42 countries. The ambition of the business is to become a global leader in cleaning and caring for what is more precious to consumers. Innovation is critical to support this ambition

Role Overview:
this role is primarily responsible for managing company-wide medium to complex global projects related to new product launches and product optimisation. specifically, this individual will manage projects from insight to idea to concept stage through to full commercialisation. you will also be responsible for managing the total innovation programme to provide reports and updates to senior management. this is a multifaceted role, intended to drive multiple internal and external new product initiatives on the journey to deliver our global ambitions. role deliverables:
lead project management through cross functional teams for assigned innovation projects from reviewing insights to idea generation through to launch. develop internal business partnerships and manage interfaces with all business functions including r&d, packaging, marketing, sales, operations, graphic design, regulatory affairs and finance. run project team meetings to ensure successful completion of tasks and projects are on track use appropriate project management tools to manage activity and ensure projects are reviewed at appropriate governance forums manage the innovation pipeline, interact with senior leadership and cross functionally and provide visibility, analysis and summaries of innovation projects. input into innovation portfolio reviews. with the leadership team assist with creating and delivering on the global innovation strategy and influence key stakeholders appropriately assist the business in identifying and receiving appropriate grants and tax credits for r&d activities this is not an exhaustive list and may be subject to change and amendment. experience and qualifications:
a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related field approximately 8-10 years’ experience in managing complex global projects, pmp certified a plus excellent project management skills, including leadership and problem-solving skills experience in change management and ability to champion new ways of working ability to effectively interact, influence, collaborate and negotiate on tactical and strategic issues with all levels of management and adjust to situations that involve conflicting goals competencies to perform the role:
teamworking – encourages discussions and collaboration across functions, multi-cultural teams and geographical locations. welcomes different perspectives throughout the business. team player. results focused – achieves results through optimal approaches. plans, organises and prioritises resources and activities. change management & operational development – proactively seeks out and is open to new ideas and approaches to improve products and processes. demonstrate resilience and openness in a changing environment. vision and strategic planning – takes a tactical view of the business to construct and implement an effective vision for the company. develops and implements new and unique solutions to improve products and processes and create competitive advantage. this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced project manager to contribute to the phenomenal growth of the company and to give your career a boost. if you have the relevant skills and experience, and are eligible to work in the eu, please apply immediately

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