Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Sr Project Manager in Princeton, New Jersey
At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.
The Senior Project Manager has primary responsibility for defining, planning, tracking and managing the project(s) they are assigned. He/she is responsible for identifying key resources and providing the direction required for meeting the project objectives. He/she is also responsible for ensuring appropriate management, customer and supplier involvement throughout the life of the project. A Sr Manager may also have 1 or more Associate supporting him or her and may also be tapped to lead large corporate projects related to mergers and plant needs. He/She will also be responsible for Portfolio Management across and entire SBU in so far as ensuring all relevant aspects are being done & facilitating where possible (project ranking, resource management, analyses, etc).
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities (Describe the 5-7 major accountabilities)
Project Manager Responsibilities:
·Manage a portfolio of projects across an SBU while understanding not only the intricacies of each project but how they interact and where synergies lie.
·Ensure projects are resources appropriately and that functional SME’s are used as required
·Manage Project Plans (Prepare, track, recommend, analyze, and adjust)
·Manage risk, initiate avoidance activities, and establish contingency plans
·Perform ‘Lessons Learned’ after major launches and drive learnings into the management of future projects
·Manage change to preserve business plan commitments. Initiate management reviews if objectives must change
·Establish clear priorities among activities and drive SBU’s leaders priorities throughout the portfolio
·Arbitrate and resolve conflict
·Ensure all team members understand their roles and accept their responsibilities
oProviding input to help continuously improve the effectiveness of the PMO
oMentoring Associate PM’s
Education and Experience
BS Degree (science preferred, but not required) or alternatively 20 years industry relevant experience
PMI certified preferred but not required
10 years CPG industry experience (preferably R&D, Operations or Engineering)
Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/.
• Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
• Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
• Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
• Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.