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Senior Project Manager, Personal Care job

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Seventh Generation jobs
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Retail
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Environmental Sustainability
Company Name:  Seventh Generation
Country:  United States
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OVERVIEWIn this role, you will provide project management leadership for Seventh Generation’s personal care brands across multiple categories. You will be a pivotal liaison between Unilever personal care R&D/Operations teams (across geographies) and the Seventh Generation business leadership team. As such, this role requires significant internal leadership as well as an ability to “upwardly manage” a diverse set of senior level stakeholders. Specifically: support Personal Care New Business Development Team and other business leaders in achieving new product launches, including managing stage gate document preparation, project schedules and workflows among interdepartmental contributors, identifying risks and otherwise ensuring that Project Management best practices are followed. Ensure that work is prioritized appropriately and that each product transition is completed on time, on budget, and within the defined scope. Hold project teams accountable to established process guidelines and ensure clear lines of communication between team members and across the organization. PRIMARY JOB DUTIES Collaboratively lead the new product development process in a very complex and changing environment. The role requires a high degree of strategic influencing on a global basis to ensure the successful delivery of key projects across an increasing number of stakeholders/geographies. Partner with the New Business Development Brand Manager/Director and other cross functional team members to define project scope, action standards, CapEx requirements, quality plan, supply chain considerations and other applicable criteria. Build & manage comprehensive project plans ensuring that work is completed on schedule. Effectively communicate with team members and stakeholders. Plan and facilitate recurring project team meetings and publish tracking reports for all active projects. Successfully collaborate with partners inside Seventh Generation/Unilever, including leaders from R&D, Sourcing, Marketing, Sales, Operations, Finance and Quality. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and develop contingency plans. Assess project workloads across the organization and recommend resource prioritization accordingly. Work with the PMO Manager & others to upgrade and implement processes and procedures to support product introductions and transitions; provide strategic input to the project management function. Ensure project documents are complete, current, and shared appropriately. Other duties as assigned by manager.  
ref: (SB_6951)
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