CTG Project Manager in Whippany, New Jersey

Title: Project Manager

Location: US-NJ-Whippany

Job Number: 17203850

CTG's premier global client in Whippany, NY, has a long term assignment for a Project Manager! This team’s Project Management supports execution of US project launches and is part of Consumer Care Product Supply. The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating all product supply related project management activities related to new product launches, production site transfers, line extensions, bonus packs, and changes to existing products for a defined group of Brands as assigned, ensuring all initiatives are delivered on time and under budget. This position will be closely aligned by Brand, promoting close collaboration between PS project management and the Brand team. In addition to managing new product launches, this position is also extensions, bonus packs, and changes to existing products assigned.

Major responsibilities of this position are:

  • For "Local-Global" and "Global" NPD projects this position represents Product Supply on the project team - working closely with the R&D project manager (for a defined group of Brands)

  • Responsible for project managing all Product Supply specific tasks (sourcing, final structure and graphics definition, change control, artwork execution, production tooling, all planning tasks, all validation tasks, product manual development, QA release, and the deployment)

  • Assume overall project management ownership after Gate D

  • For "Local" NPD projects, this position is responsible for all aspects of project management of all new product launches for a defined group of Brands

  • In addition to the tasks noted above for LG and G projects, this position is also responsible for managing all NPD gate review activities, development activities, stability studies, methods transfer, etc. for L projects

  • Project manage all production site transfers, line extensions, bonus packs, and changes to existing products for a defined group of Brands as assigned

  • For all projects noted above, ensure that project objectives are clearly defined and communicated; a cross functional team is organized; technical, logistical, and supply chain requirements are identified; meetings are conducted efficiently with agendas and timely minutes; project timelines are developed and used as a tool throughout the project lifecycle; project management related Agile and Synaps tasks are completed as required; risks and contingencies are identified and communicated; senior management is kept aware of project status, resource conflicts and any risks that arise

  • Identify root causes and corrective actions for project deviations, including facilitating problem resolution between initiators and implementation teams

  • Responsible for the coordination and execution of packaging related licensing and trademark agreements partnering with Legal, Procurement, and others)

  • Principle PS point of contact for new product launch ideas for a defined group of Brands

  • Act as a resource and sounding board for the Marketing team when brainstorming or evaluating potential new products

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Engineering

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in an OTC, nutritional supplement, or other consumer products environment

  • Minimum of 5 years proven capability leading cross-functional project teams

  • Basic understanding of legal, regulatory and GMP requirements in an OTC drug and/or nutritional supplement environment

  • Proven experience in production planning, logistics, forecasting and/or procurement

  • Organizational skills necessary to plan, support, and lead complex projects

  • Ability to use Microsoft Projects, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Influencing and negotiating skills

  • Ability to drive for results

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization

  • PMI certification would be a plus

This position pays on a W2 hourly basis (no C2C or 1099's).

APPLY NOW for resume review by recruiter Pam Gewin!

IMPORTANT NOTE: All qualified candidates must successfully pass a background check and a drug screen to be considered for the position.

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.

Qualifications:

CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Job: Project Management & Administration