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R & D Project Manager - Packaging Innovation


Want to see designs that make a difference? As R & D Project Manager - Packaging Innovation with Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to make your designs stand out. 


R & D Project Manager - Packaging Innovation

Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire



Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


This is an excellent opportunity to manage global projects within the R & D Operations portfolio with a primary focus on Packaging sustainability initiatives, enabling you to further expand your project management, technical expertise and stakeholder management skills. Taking ownership for high priority projects that form a 3–5-year programme, you’ll own and lead projects, managing timelines, large budgets (up to £10M) and resources and will contribute to support the delivery of innovative technology implementation. 

Working closely with R&D Operations & Category, Packaging Innovation and Regional packaging teams you will partner with experts from different functions such as Marketing, Regulatory, Supply and Quality to drive projects forward to provide best in class consumer experiences. 

You’ll succeed because… 


You will already have gained some solid end to end FMCG sector project management experience or you may have a packaging background (inhouse or co-packing) with responsibility for the successful delivery of large scale/global projects. Regardless of your background, you’ll be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and complexity to order to achieve successful project delivery.  

Working with a variety of global markets, you thrive in a fast-paced deadline driven environment and your “can do” approach will enable you to easily interface and collaborate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external senior project stakeholders. With a flair for detail, your strong planning and organisational skills will enable you to monitor project tasks and milestones within the project plans, escalate project risk and leading a cross functional team, deliver results through others to meet the project success criteria. 

You’ll love it because… 


This role will enable you to define and drive the strategic direction of projects enabling you to develop into a seasoned project manager, ensuring projects are delivered on time and that the team benefits from best practise, excellent communication and collaboration across multiple product classifications.  

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects as well as creating and implementing new ideas, processes and solutions to issues - we can’t wait to hear your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

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