Innovation Project Manager

Great FMCG Foods business, Autonomous role working across multiple brands/teams, Fast-paced environment.

Here is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading Foods business, delivering NPD to market for their domestic business.


Reporting to the GM of Marketing, the NPD Project Manager will manage the timeline and delivery of the project, coordinating various internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful launch.

Specifically the role will require the NPD Project Manager to:

Lead a variety of projects including Private Label, Contract Manufacturing and Branded, and flex approach and stakeholder communications based on the specific needs of each launch.

Manage timeline of projects from end to end, escalating timeline risks and potential solutions to projects before issues arise.

Lead the Weekly NPD Steering meeting, including preparation and follow-up communications.

Monitor and manage the resources needed to deliver projects on time in full, flagging issues before they arise.

Build relationships with cross functional stakeholders; Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Regulatory, Demand Planning, QA, R&D.

Hold cross functional stakeholders accountable for delivery of their part of the NPD project.

Coordinate approvals of key product attributes, including; Recipe, Samples, Customer Samples, Press-Pass Packaging Approvals.


In order to be successful in the role you will need:

Project Management Experience, preferably within the FMCG industry.

Strong understanding of Product Development processes.

Exceptional communication (written and verbal), with the ability to build rapport and credibility quickly across various stakeholder groups.

Excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritise.

High level of stakeholder engagement and appropriate communication.


Candidates MUST be living in Australia and have the rights to work. Only candidates that meet the above mentioned requirements will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

26/04/2021 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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