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.

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Title: Launch Program Manager - 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Location: AU-NSW-Pagewood

Requisition ID: RES000714

Job Function: Research and Development

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 9, 2017, 9:59:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: No