PROJECT PLANNER – Food / Retail / FMCG

  • By Genesis Associates
  • 45000 PA
  • London
  • Permanent

PROJECT PLANNER – Food / Retail / FMCG. LOCATION: Central London. SALARY: £35-38K depending on experience. Current job titles may be: Demand Planner / Project Planner / Operations Coordinator / Operations Manager / Packaging Planner / Production Planner / Planning Manager / Capacity Planner / Supply Chain or similar. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES. You will be working within the food and retail sector and be client facing dealing with stakeholders face to face. Your role will be to support the client services team in all aspects of NPD project planning, batching and data management. Ensuring accuracy of project data, capturing and managing projects for amends and to be in line with legislation. Work strategically and co-operatively across the categories and suppliers in order to maintain efficient work levels and delivering the agreed plan in line with the client's expectations. Collate, capture, manage and communicate data that forms the transition plan. Work with the programme team and relevant stakeholders to ensure regional variants, packaging formats and bespoke requirements are captured within the plan. Provide reporting of performance against the plan and any blockers within the process which may affect delivery. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE. Previous work experience in a project planning role is ESSENTIAL. Retail / FMCG / food project planning industry experience would be preferable. Ideally you will have worked for a large FMCG / food / retail company or worked with FMCG / food / retail clients. Impeccable organisation, communication and presentation skills and must be confident in meetings and face to face. Experience in multi-tasking and cradle to grave project management, planning & tracking. Data management and analytical skills. Must be a strong problem solver and a solutions person. Strong administrative skills and happy to complete ad-hoc admin tasks. Experience of using spreadsheets, databases and bespoke systems. Knowledge of artwork, design, retail, brand or packaging is extremely beneficial. If you have suitable project planning experience in FMCG / food / retail and are interested in a new opportunity, please forward your details to us ASAP! Reference number …

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