Job Preview

R&D Transformational Productivity Platform Senior Manager

Job Description


  • Lead the identification and delivery of R&D-enabled transformational productivity initiatives to help regions meet productivity and profitability targets over PSP and beyond.
  • Lead scoping and initial assessment of new transformational productivity opportunities. Partner with Regional R&D, Functional Capabilities teams (product and packaging) as well as Global Procurement and Supply Chain teams to enable identification, prioritization and refinement of ideas
  • Develop the business case, value capture scenarios and assumptions for new opportunities. Validate and refine assumptions as the project progresses through stages towards implementation
  • Influence and partner with D&A and/or XI team to charter and progress projects to scope, identify and deliver required technology and partner unlocks
  • Ensure work progressing to plan against R&D and technical roadmap and engage cross-functionally to align regional resources to the implementation plan and timeline
  • Partner cross-functionally to identify and progress executionally complex transformational productivity initiatives and ensure smooth handoff to regions for implementation in TSG e.g. expansion of concentrate model; multi-market lift and adapt
  • Gain alignment of BU leadership and senior cross-functional stakeholders to progress and support these complex projects.



Specialist Experience


  • BS degree in Engineering, Food Science, or Technical Field; advanced degree preferred. MBA is a plus.
  • 7+ years R&D/Technical experience and/or consumer products experience
  • Understanding of financial KPIs and prior experience building business cases and value capture scenarios
  • An eye for robustness of finance analysis, business case development, execution and operationalizing plans into regions
  • Deep technical understanding and experience in at least one platform (Foods, Grains, F&V, Dairy, Sport, Beverages). Knowledge of dairy a plus.
  • Ability to effectively interact with senior leaders across R&D and other functions
  • Self-motivating with very high drive for results
  • Sophisticated Strategist and Conceptual Thinker: Innovative and creative problem solver and out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Embraces challenges and risks: Self-starter who is able to work effectively in a matrix and evolving agenda with a degree of uncertainty, ambiguity and complexity
  • Demonstrates global acumen: Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally to a drive complex agenda with cross-functional partners
  • Transformational & Inspirational Leader: Strong influencing skills and ability to get buy in for projects and deliver through others
  • Collaborates beyond boundaries: Ability to anticipate issues, manage project risks while staying focused on execution? 

    Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice




Job Summary

  • Russian Federation
  • Consumer Goods
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
08 April 2019
Applications Deadline
30 May 2019

Follow our link

Latest Tweets