NPD Project Manager - 12 Month Contract - Feb Start

Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Natalie Rogers

About the Company

Our client is a global FMCG business which produces high quality products across a suite of household name brands. The business is going from strength to strength which is reflected in their strong investment in the future success through the delivery of new innovation to market as well as investing into TTL marketing campaigns.

About the role

As the NPD Project Manager you will lead NPD, product and packaging optimisation projects for multiple channels working across multiple categories, brands and manufacturing sites. You will be responsible for ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget, engaging the project team and mitigating risk where possible.

You will work closely with stakeholders across the business, including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Procurement, Manufacturing and Logistics as well as across multiple manufacturing sites.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant space e.g. Marketing, Business, Commerce
  • Strong experience with leading NPD / product or packaging optimisation projects within the FMCG space
  • Solid proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exceptional stakeholder management, communication and influencing skills
  • Strong organisational, project management and problem solving skills.


You will be commercially minded in your approach and pride yourself on your exceptional project management, problem solving and organisation skills. You will have strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities. You will have strong stakeholder management, engagement and influence skills with the ability to communicate effectively cross functionally and at all levels. You will have a proactive nature with the ability to work well autonomously as well as within a cross functional and collaborative team environment.

How to apply

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