Program Manager

Newark, NJ Job ID: 10533 Job Category: Consumer Products

Job ID: EB-1418708349
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Boston, MA

Our client, an agile, growing company with a strong, recognizable brand, is seeking a Program Manager to add to its expanding team. In this role, the Program Manager will own the product development process from ideation to shelf. This is a great opportunity to put your stamp on the business while ensuring the delivery of successful products to the market.

Responsibilities include:

• Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Develop cross-functional project schedules for all product development activities, and ensure all team members deliver upon schedules and budgets
• Streamline and improve the product development process to drive toward continuous improvement and efficiency
• Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analysis for proposed changes to aid management in decision-making
• Communicate status issues, risks and changes to executive leadership and project teams

Ideal candidates will have:

• Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of project management experience in matrixed, multi-geographical organizations
• Consumer Products experience
• PMI Certification desirable
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation, conflict resolution skills
• Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work autonomously and be a self-starter