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Project Manager With Consumer Package Goods

Camden, NJ 08103

Posted: 08/11/2023 Job Number: 24701342

Job Description

Remote with some travel for workshops required to be onsite in Camden, NJ = 1-2 x year possible .

The pay ranges between $63.33 to $65.50 per hour.

Project Description:
  • As a Project Manager, you will be accountable for overseeing and managing the key deliverables across a project lifecycle.
  • This includes all deliverables related to Initiating, Planning, Executing and Closing a project.
  • Be the primary representative and work closely with project stakeholders to set expectations and act as a liaison during the course of the project.
  • Develop clear program plans with all necessary functional areas (including project schedule, budget, project scope, etc.).
  • Manage the budget of project throughout its lifecycle; update and publish regular forecasting, actuals, and benefits on schedule as required.
  • Work with all functional and IT managers throughout project to define and monitor resource requirements/constraints and communicate/resolve resource issues.
  • Hold project kick-off meeting(s) to review specifications, schedule and team roles and responsibilities.
  • Collect and analyze performance metrics and draft contract deliverables according to contract requirements.
  • Participate and present in program management reviews and quarterly program reviews.
  • Hold regular project meetings with the project team to monitor project execution, control project scope, schedule and budget and manage change.
  • Facilitate project team's navigation through company's program delivery methodology and enforce gate checklists completion throughout transition.
  • Hold regular status meetings with Program Management Office leadership and executive management.
  • Properly close the project, including completion of the delivery to operations handoff checklist and holding a project close meeting with the team.
Required Skills:
  • 5+ years professional experience including 3 years in project management in a customer facing role.
  • Extensive project management experience in leading cross-functional teams with complex projects.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with the ability to manage a geographically distributed or matrix team.
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and priorities concurrently.
  • Excellent internal and external written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office applications including MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Demonstrated successful track record delivering projects across different functional areas.
  • Ability to collaborate with and manage vendors.
  • PMP or equivalent certification would be an asset.
  • MS Project experience.
  • Technical acumen.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • CPG strongly preferred especially with quality systems & planning systems.
  • Nice to have changed management skills.
  • Nice to have experience with configurations.

This 18+month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget: bridget@alphaconsulting.Com


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