Project Commercialisation Manager

Permanent / Full Time|
Posted 9 months ago
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Real Pet Food Company has built a reputation for the freshest and highest quality products you can find. Disrupting the market, we are serving real, locally sourced and made pet food - wet, dry, fresh, chilled and treats. No one knows pets quite the way we do.
We are a fast-growing, innovative FMCG Manufacturer with strong ethics and a love for keeping it real. Our success comes from having a great team of people behind some pet favourites with brands such as Billy & Margot, Farmers Market, Ivory Coat & Nature’s Gift!

That's where you come in...
Due to an internal move, we are recruiting for a Project Commercialisation Manager, this role is pivotal in delivering and directing the process for new and renovated products across sites. This role interfaces extensively with various internal stakeholders including Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, R&D, Quality and all other functions to deliver projects within the specified time, cost and quality parameters.
This role is the conduit between the factories and our Commercial/Marketing teams, requiring a high level of organisation and communication skills while having a broad understanding for the wider business strategy. Due to the constant changing landscape, with new information coming forward regularly, you will need to be agile and able to pivot effectively.

Responsibilities include:
  • Leading cross-functional teams in the development and implementation of a broad, coordinated set of projects to meet the revenue, volume, growth, productivity and quality goals
  • Facilitating the definition of project scopes, goals, tasks and resource (people and cost) requirements and management of timelines for key projects
  • Ensuring that suitable risk assessment and contingency planning takes place, is communicated and agreed upon by all stakeholders and is acted on if necessary
  • Actively communicating and updating senior management on progress
  • Commercial representation for key capex decisions for major projects
  • Oversee and ensure the clear accountability of the key project deliverables, ensure these are delivered in full and on time with the respective stakeholders knowledge
  • Audit current process of commercialisation projects
  • Lead the process design for R&D and commercial teams to run the end to end NPD process
  • Provide and maintain systems of work, and working environments that are safe and without risks to health
About you:
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and leadership skills along with the ability to think strategically, and influence effectively
  • Ability to work closely with global team that manages the overall NPD stage gate process
  • Ability to challenge status quo
  • A self-starter who is able to mobilize and inspire teams, the incumbent will have the ability to think out of the box
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • A proven track record working in a similar role in a fast paced FMCG or manufacturing environment.
  • Expert knowledge for New Product Development process, and ability to champion best practice
  • Extensive experience in a project, brand or change management role
  • Previous demonstrated experience in business process improvement will be highly regarded.
  • Strong project management background, managing a high number of complex project
  • Role Model Real Pet Food organisational values
When you join Real Pet Food Company you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. With the continued growth of our business, this is an exciting time to join The Pack.
Please note: NO agencies will be considered during this process. We advise you to refrain from submitting unsolicited profiles
Employment type
Permanent / Full Time
Job Functions
Marketing / PR / Events
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