As Marketing Project Manager you will oversee the management of projects for selected new business and change projects within creative papers and luxury packaging – either paper or thermo-formed fibre.
Your will be responsible for;
Following full qualification and opportunity assessment/fact-find by sales & marketing team, the project manager will then manage the project from initial selection/prioritisation, through trial and scale up to sign-off to the business functions once ‘business as usual’ is achieved (i.e., Stabilised product performance and commercial relationship). Typically, this will be after first production run.
Tight control of project timeline. Working closely with external and internal stakeholders to keep pace on actions, adherence to internal processes (i.e., NPI process) and hold team members accountable. Internal stakeholders include sales, customer service, marketing, design, planning, supply chain, technical and operations.
Development and presentation of formal proposal document – outlining specification, service offering and commercial proposal including critical milestones and dates.
Upon project completion ensure efficient hand over to commercial business functions for business as usual.
Completion of formal customer data requests pertaining to project – environmental credentials, specification sheets etc.
What will make you successful?
Existing project Management experience and proven track-record in delivering complex multi-discipline projects.
Excellent internal networker – able to drive action and pace by mobilising a diverse team to deliver on time in full.
Process driven and disciplined to engage pace in execution.
Strong resource allocator -able to focus ruthlessly on critical path to ensure delivery of biggest priorities.
Owner of project brief/bid document and ongoing project plan.
Engaging presenter – able to influence senior level stakeholders internally and with the customer
If this sounds like you and you have an interest in working for James Cropper PLC please apply today!
We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier should we identify a suitable candidate or receive a sufficient volume of applications.
Why James Cropper PLC?
James Cropper is a specialist paper and advanced materials manufacturer in north-west England with a strong ambition to grow in its chosen markets. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing listed company with more than 175 years of heritage that thrives on innovation.
A business of around £100m, it has important market shares in the USA, China, the Far East, Europe and the UK. We are renowned globally for colour expertise, dedicated responses to challenging custom projects and award-winning commitment to the highest standards of sustainability.