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Project Manager, Senior Associate, Germ Protection

City:  West Singapore

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

​Research & Development​

In R&D, we're full of highly skilled talents that include Scientists, Engineers, Medical, Clinical and Regulatory professionals - all working to create a cleaner, healthier world. With nine Centres of Excellence, we continually seek out new opportunities by using science, our entrepreneurial flare and our fearless innovation to develop and enhance our existing portfolio, never compromising on quality or performance. 

We do the right thing, always, by ensuring we act with responsibility and integrity, by complying with regulatory legislation across the globe, whilst ensuring our products are safe for our consumers and are to the highest quality.

The size of our organisation means you'll have the opportunity to learn and work in different functions within R&D, giving you exposure to different disciplines, teams and environments. You will also have access to our R&D Academy, designed to develop our team and allow you to grow in our great organisation.

About the role

As a Snr Associate in Emerging Science & Innovation at Reckitt, you'll have the opportunity to lead in product development and project management. This role involves transforming cutting-edge prototypes into consumer-ready products that reflect the innovation at the core of our business. You will be at the forefront of our industry's evolution, navigating through complex, multifaceted projects with a mix of technical skill and creative thinking. By joining our team, you'll contribute to a culture of performance that is integral to the continued success of a global leader in consumer health and hygiene.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage the development of key projects to deliver consumer preferred products for Reckitt powerbrand(s) from ideation until launch in the market(s).
  • Coordinate activities and objectives with Marketing and R&D to advance assigned initiatives through the product development process to achieve desired cost targets and business results.
  • Act as an exemplar of current best approach on project management / planning, including creation and management of key project management documentation through appropriate use of PPL1 tools and systems (Project Briefs, Project Plans, Gantt Charts, Success Criteria, Risk Assessments, Budget, Resourcing, etc), in line with the operating model.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical project paths; manage risk analysis and contingency planning on all assigned projects.
  • Manage cross functional project activity across several functions including internal/ external resources and lead cross-functional teams serving as the gate holder of all project timelines; track project plans and milestones.
  • Ensure all parties involved in delivering project are held accountable for completion of actions on time and to required standards and resolve any arising issues (with support as required).
  • Establish, communicate and continually manage project expectations and progress with team members and key project stakeholders via meetings, presentations and monthly status reports.
  • Ensure budgets and cross-functional resources are identified, allocated and managed per project requirements.
  • Lead cross-functional alignment meetings to address specific project challenges/issues.
  • Prepare and present project status and risks to upper management.
  • Apply influence to better align other functions to agreement of overall business objectives.
  • Resolve conflicts and build strong working relationships within the project teams.
  • Use appropriate delegation/ influencing techniques as a vehicle to deliver project actions.
  • Lead project updates together with GBHL1s (Global Brand Marketing Managers) towards key stakeholder forum updates, including flags for project changes (changes to scope, risks, resourcing, schedule) and Stage Gates.

The experience we're looking for

  • BS/BA/MS degree, ideally in a related science or engineering, Master's degree in business a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with product development within a FMCG environment, with a proven track record of delivery.
  • Experience within Health or Medical Device industry is a plus.
  • Experience of working with global project team is a plus.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PNP) or other professional project management qualification (or on-track) is a plus.

The skills for success

Task Execution Under Pressure, Makes strategic Business Decisions, Business Acumen, Commercial Awareness, Objective Setting, Accountability, Consumer Insight, Creative Direction, R&D, Change Leadership, Product Lifecycle Management, Business Partnership, Collaboration and partnership building, Relationship Management, Adapt to changes in technological development plans, Ability to challenge the status quo and propose improvement, Innovation Processes, Digital transformation for R&D, Quality and Manufacturing.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.

Equality

We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; 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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