Project manager

Posted on 01-Mar-2018
Application Close Date: 01-Apr-2018
Job Details
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder New Zealand is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in New Zealand, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that New Zealanders have grown up with and enjoy every day.  Our excellent portfolio of consumer brands includes Vogel's, Molenberg, Freya's, Meadow Fresh, Tararua, Puhoi Valley, Edmonds and Ernest Adams.… just to name a few!

We are passionate about our iconic brands and products, and strive to be the best place to work in New Zealand.  We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our business and be part of our success.


Our Opportunity

Due to business growth, we are looking for a Project Manager to join our Programme team based in Auckland's head office.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Identify, recommend and adopt best in class project governance and management tools and processes
  • Establish, lead and execute project governance and management frameworks across the supply chain
  • Influence without authority to ensure key stakeholder buy-in and alignment   
  • Application of process excellence to ensure efficiency from root cause to end user. 
  • Systemise, automate, and standardise process wherever possible.    


About You

To be successful in your application, you will have:

  • Minimum 2 years project management experience at a senior level  (FMCG preferred) 
  • Exceptional presentation and interpersonal skills at all levels 
  • Meticulous time management skills (deadlines, tasks, etc.) 
  • Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel formatting skills
  • Natural influencing and “sell” capability to an executive level   
  • Prince2, Six Sigma, kaizen and or lean certification preferred


With sites spanning across the Australasian region our employees have the opportunity to fashion their own home grown career across functions, locations and brands.  Our aim is to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer careers.

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