AP-PMOM-3572: PMO Manager - FMCG
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 17 Aug 2021
  • Location:
    Kent - Folkestone + travel (UK and Europe)
  • Sector:
    Engineering and manufacturing
  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Offering:
    To £65k salary dependent on experience + car allowance + bonus + benefits
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Multistage Interview Process
Job Description:

A PMO Manager is required by our FMCG client for a permanent role based in Folkestone, Kent. This role includes travel within the UK and Europe.

 

Client:

Our client is an FMCG organisation who specialise in household consumer and personal care products. They are the European arm of a global organisation.

 

Role:

Working across the UK and Europe, you will lead the European R+D Project Management Office, engaging with New Product Development, Operational, Regulatory, IT, Marketing, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Quality departments to deliver business and departmental specific projects.

 

Reporting to the European R+D Director, you will ensure that the PMO function is using best practice processes and procedures across all departments to ensure a cohesive and standardised approach to project delivery. This will cover both European specific and global projects.

 

You will be responsible for leading and coaching a team of 8-9 PMO resources with additional temporary resources when required. You will need to be confident, a fast learner and have strong influencing and communication skills. Whilst reporting into, and ultimately responsible to the European R+D Director, you will need to be self-directed and comfortable engaging with senior stakeholders and counterparts in the US.

 

FMCG experience is essential.

 

Essential skills and experience:

  • Demonstrable experience leading a PMO function across a large, ideally global organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience implementing best practice/ standardised project processes and procedures across a large organisation.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience within the FMCG environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of project delivery, focusing on innovation and development projects.
  • Experience managing complex, cross functional projects.
  • Change management experience.
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills.
  • Strong leadership and coaching/mentoring experience.
  • A proficient user of IT systems including MS Project.
  • Collaborative.
  • Self-directed.
  • A fast learner.
  • Adaptable, flexible and a positive, can do attitude.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • French speaking – advantageous.

 

This role includes travel within the UK and Europe (France and Germany).

Flexible working – 2 days site, 2 days WFH and 1 day flexible, to be agreed with line manager.

 

Multistage interview process – target start date September 2021.

 

Applications are open.

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