Kellogg Launch Program Manager - 2 Year Fixed Term Contract in PAGEWOOD, Australia
Grow with us as a Launch Program Manager based at our corporate head office in Pagewood but providing regional project management expertise to our Asia Pac colleagues. This role will be a 2 year fixed term contract to deliver innovation, renovation and cost optimisation projects in the Breakfast and Wholesome Snacks business units.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
In your role, you will be part of our success by:
Providing project management support to the regional centres based in Sydney, Singapore and India and leadership of cross functional project teams across APAC region
Execute multiple projects of varying complexity using Kellogg Stage Gate processes.
Provide project status updates & reports utilizing strong communication skills
Maintenance of project information & timelines using MS Project and Kellogg’s in-house system
Identify and communicate issues within projects and develop contingency plans to mitigate risks
Build relationships across Asia Pacific within the Marketing, Regulatory, Finance and Supply Chain functions, as well within the Research & Technology department and with other key business partners.
Support the monthly approval meeting process to facilitate the timely consult and approval of project stage gate documents
WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Research & Technology team, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:
Significant experience in project management of multiple and complex business projects is essential
Tertiary qualifications in a science, engineering, business or related degree is strongly preferred.
Experience in the food manufacturing industry and the FMCG sector is strongly preferred
Strong leadership skills, business and financial acumen and high level communication skills
Build strong working relationships with all levels of management and across all business functions to effectively execute projects and programs to accomplish company objectives.
Have strong communication skills
Have high standards of organisation & accuracy
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
You will need to be flexible with travel as you will be working in manufacturing sites or test facilities. But at the most this will be once a quarter
Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.
Title: Launch Program Manager - 2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Requisition ID: RES000714
Job Function: Research and Development
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Aug 9, 2017, 9:59:00 AM
Relocation Assistance: No