FMCG Project Manager Job in Ferndown

Our client based in Ferndown is a fun and dynamic business. Their growth is built on great teamwork, a positive and proactive energy, and a culture of supportive brilliance. The role of FMCG Project Manager will be to support the growth and development of customer accounts and managing the production and delivery of products on time and within budget.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project Management and being responsible of all aspects of a project from design, supply to deliver. You’ll have accountability for managing significant projects at any one time in a year
  • Management of all aspects of the critical path ensuring delivery of high-quality products for customers, on time and within budget
  • Customer Account Management and thinking about customers’ needs, understanding, and working with them to add value
  • Managing margins and finding smart ways to help customers
  • Supplier Management and driving payment terms through cost negotiations, as well as managing issues arising. You’ll also know where the ‘red flags’ are and raise concerns, risks and issues early within the business and with customers, agreeing clear action plans to resolve
  • Working with the Buying and Operations team to support ongoing negotiations and ensuring production facilities are audited and validated. You’ll ensure accurate supplier documentation, communication, and process management
  • You’ll hold necessary meetings as well as make time for others to discuss workload/orders/issues in detail. You’ll manage customer briefs ensuring the team has detailed briefs and accurate information required for delivering proposals, tenders and orders

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills and cost negotiation
  • Experienced managing projects through effective time management
  • Good initiative and background in taking ownership of customer briefs
  • Critical path experience
  • Problem solving

Salary and Benefits:

  • A salary of £DOE per annum
  • Monday to Friday working hours
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Working in positive and friendly organisational culture

This FMCG Project Manager job in Ferndown would suit candidates with a background working within buying and merchandising and who is commercially aware and strategic.

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Your contact for this role
Suzanne Hayter
Suzanne has been working in commercial recruitment in the Dorset area for almost 12 years. She is very passionate about her work and dedicated about going the extra mile to place the right candidate with the right company.

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