Senior Project Manager, Business PMO

Project ManagementHybrid Remote, San Ramon, California


Description

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide project management leadership to new product development projects (high technical complexity/high risk) to ensure project launch on time, in quality, in budget.
  • Lead cross functional teams to align on project scope, project plan, project success criteria and resource requirement.
  • Develop and manage project plans and timelines.  Present the data clearly, concisely and accurately to necessary stakeholders involved
  • Oversees all phases of the project, coordinating with Product teams and Commercial teams (Marketing, R&D, PD/Pack Dev, Supply chain/Operation, Field, FP&A, and Tech).
  • Ensure all deliverables and commitments are met and the project is in compliance with relevant standards and methodologies.
  • Proactively working with cross functional teams to identify, evaluate, and executes project risk management and mitigation. Works comfortably with RF leadership to escalate and manage delivery challenges.
  • Inspire cross functional team to execute with excellence.
  • Support and execute key PMO processes and procedures for new product launches
  • Be comfortable communicating cross departmentally and hold team accountable to projects and deadlines
  • Continue to look for improvement strategies and ability to critically provide feedback to respective teams 

Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years full lifecycle project management experience across new product development and commercialization
  • Prior experience in skincare, beauty, food or other related consumer packaged field
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and demonstrated ability to bring order and discipline to projects that engage many stakeholders and delivery partners.
  • Experience presenting to senior level management.
  • Strong project management and leadership skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to make good, timely decisions.
  • High level strategic & critical thinking skills, with demonstrated ability to understand and connect interdependencies across functions.
  • Passionate driver and relationship builder with proven experience engaging stakeholders across a variety of different functions
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to act as a change agent and to inspire others around an idea or vision.
  • Bachelor degree, preferably in science, business or engineering disciplines; MBA a plus.
  • PMP certification preferred, but prior success on the job is most critical
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced, fast growing environment.