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Senior Associate, Project Management

Arese, Italy

Category: Research and Development, Human Resources, IT, Supply Chain Job ID: 25941

JOB TITLE: Senior Associate, Project Management


This is a fixed term role for 1 year.

Role summary:

In this position you will be responsible for leading both regional and global projects as well as cross functional project teams in Late Development, Commercialization, Launch, and Post Launch Phases to ensure that Project Schedule, Cost, Capital, Quality, and Customer Service objectives are met.


Manage multiple, simultaneous projects, with simple to moderate supply chain (i.e. – multiple key manufacturing sites per project with varying technologies and sourcing to both domestic and export locations):

  • Manage project scope
  • Develop and manage detailed project schedule to meet launch commitments in each country defined in project scope
  • Risk identification / mitigation plans to achieve project objectives
  • Assure all appropriate cross-functional Subject Matter Experts are engaged to deliver key sub-processes and milestones required for the project, with particular focus on meeting Cost of Sales, Capital, Quality and Customer Service metrics for the project – including First Arrival date and Case Fill Rates
  • Track project progress against deliverables/milestones, issue status reports, and escalate breakdowns and issues as necessary
  • Maintain Project Documentation (Master Data in PWA, MS Project Timeline, StageGate Documents, Risk Register, Issue Log, OneNote, Close Out Report, etc.)
  • Manage communication plan internal to team and external to team (Stakeholders, Sponsors, and Executives)

Experience you’ll bring:

  • BS or BA technical/business degree
  • Previous project management experience required, preferably in manufacturing, or purchasing / planning / distribution (approximately 3-4 years)
  • Experience in new product launches, contract manufacturing and financial analysis as it relates to operations preferred
  • Project Management (PMI) or Supply Chain (APICS) certification would be a competitive advantage
  • Ability to work with MS Project or similar project management tool to manage project timeline
  • Fluency in English language, both verbal and written

Behaviors you’ll need:

  • Ability to interface, lead and build relationships with multiple levels and functions internal and external to the corporation
  • High degree of initiative and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Negotiating and Influencing skills

What’s in it for you?

Based in Arese - Milan, we can offer you a competitive salary and profit share as well as smart working. We care about the well-being of our people and other benefits include medical cover, life insurance, subsidy canteen and SCJ Holiday program. The facilities in Arese include swimming pool, tennis court, games room and free parking.

You need to be eligible to work in the country of application.

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