Stage Gate Manager

Location: Sydney CBD
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Sandy Tuckwell

About the Company

Are you looking to be part of an innovative company that is serious about bringing great tasting food to the Australian consumers and global markets? With success coming from new categories, this is the opportunity to be part of the R&D/Innovation team that is driving best practice, strong nutritional outcomes and is passionate about sustainability and biodiversity.

About the Role

This is a newly created role within a high performing innovation team, that is generating new ideas and seeing tangible results with new customers, new products, line extensions and product renovations, which is leading to strong financial performance. This is a strategic role with a strong emphasis on stakeholder and project management, cross functional activity, communication and influencing skills. The overall purpose is to manage concurrent projects adopting a portfolio management approach, utilise the input from the weekly project meetings, ensure key project deliverables are achieved and executive corrective actions to remain on target. You will have the support of 2 program managers from different disciplines such as supply chain and innovation.

Other key responsibilities include

  • Own the monthly stage gate meetings
  • Utilise project management tools such as MS Project and develop clearly defined processes

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Science and/or Food Technology
  • Exceptional project management skills, analytical skills, and the ability to influence key decision makers
  • Relevant IT skills to support the Stage Gate process
  • Strategic Thinking - with a strong understanding of how to commercialise opportunities and then capitalise on them, looking for competitive advantages
  • Previously held leadership roles in major FMCG companies either locally or globally


  • Be part of a dynamic team
  • Attractive salary package on offer with Sydney CBD location

How to Apply

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please call Sandy Tuckwell on 0413 133 255 for a confidential discussion or click on the link to apply