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AP-PM-1286: Project Manager - new product launch

Consultant: Michael Hides

Published: 08 March 2012 10:17

Type: Contract

Salary Detail: to £375 per day

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Leicestershire

Area: Midlands

Region: Midlands - Leicestershire

Industry Sector: Industry and Commerce - Retail

Purpose

Contract Project Manager to lead the implementation phase of a new product range launch for our B2B client.  Working with the project sponsor you will quickly develop a project plan on this current high profile project identifying risks and dependencies to ensure the core agreed deadlines are met.

A credible and hands-on project manager, your product development experience will be underpinned by a degree (or equivalent) and project management accreditation.  Retail/B2B/supply chain exposure within a product based environment is the pre-requisites for this role.  You will be able to provide evidence of successfully delivering complex cross functional projects.  An excellent communicator you will have the gravitas to deploy a project management approach within a low maturity environment.

This interim assignment is offered for a 3-6 month period and is an immediate requirement with interviews scheduled initially for 15th and 16th March.  An early response is therefore advisable for anyone interested.

Skills

  • Degree / HND or equivalent ideally Business Studies
  • Formal Project Management Qualification (ideally PRINCE2 or Association for Project Management).
  • Demonstrable experience in Project Management ideally in a retail or B2B environment
  • MS Office literate, including MS Project.
  • Managing complex multi-functional projects to successful conclusion. Managing tender processes.

Person Specification

  • Fluent in local language
  • Integrity.
  • Highly organized.
  • Disciplined.
  • Professional.
  • Engaging.
  • Confident.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

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