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R&D Project Manager

Job Location: ​Alfreton​


Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a project manager to join our amazing R & D Team based at our Alfreton site in Derbyshire. 

Main Responsibilities:

Product development plays a pivotal role in delivering new products to market and this role is key in ensuring that projects meet agreed time, quality and cost deliverables. Managing multiple projects at any one time, you will co-ordinate and lead cross functional teams, driving and following up actions to keep projects on tracks whilst meeting each new challenge with positivity, professionalism and enthusiasm. 

Who we are looking for:

You will have experience of successfully managing multiple projects from concept to launch, ideally with an FMCG environment. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build a rapport and network with both internal and external stakeholders and will be able to effectively influence at various levels in order to ensure maximum project engagement. You will be results driven, with a desire to achieve set goals and have strong organisational and prioritising skills to ensure timescales are met. 

This role presents a great opportunity for an individual with some project management experience looking to develop and broaden their skill set, to join a team where you will have a real impact on the development of our brand through product innovation. Our people are the centre of our company and along with a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer training and development and incredible career opportunities within the global Ferrero organisation.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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Research & Development
United Kingdom
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