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Project Manager Operations Asia and Oceania

Project Manager Operations Asia and Oceania

Department : Supply Chain 
Location : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

                                                                                                                    

About us!

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations.

This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelves

We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants!
If you would like to join us, read on!

Our Operations team had recently undergone a restructuring to provide intensified focus to drive Performance, Passion and Care in the Asia and Oceania region. While the business is driving great growth, Operations is needed to provide support in areas of manufacturing and supply chain while ensuring best in class quality, safety, costs and customer service.

This should be across a strategic plan across the region and will encompass sourcing and delivery foot print, leveraging across our vast network and ensuring consistent performance always and partnering the business units to deliver our goals together.

Your role

This Project manager role will be representing our Regional Operations department for Transformation and Performance projects in Asia and Oceania, preferably based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This position reports to the Regional Operations Director for Asia and Oceania. The role interfaces between the Europe Transformation Operations Team, the Business Unit Heads and their respective teams, the Head of Supply Chain in all Asia and Oceania countries/region and all relevant functions needed to make the role successful.

Main Accountabilities:

Drive and ensure execution of all Transformation projects, which will require:

  • Overall project and program management mainly working with Supply Chain and Logistic
  • Initiate and facilitate the execution of the transformation projects, actively drive solutions and deliver results
  • Installation of key milestones and KPI, tracking and reporting progression between the different stakeholders and participants
  • Develop and monitor KPI scorecards and highlight areas needing attention and improvements
  • Ensure adequate resourcing and cooperation between the different participants

Skills/ Experience/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master science degree with a minimum of 6-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Preferable with manufacturing, supply chain experience focusing in value creation and results delivery
  • A track record in project delivery
  • Solid understanding of production processes and supply chain capabilities and technology, risk assessment and validation of results
  • English proficiency and Power Point presentation skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strategic influencing & analytical skills
  • Good team leadership characteristics and high engagement across all work levels
  • Proficiency in working with Matrix structures.

Your Personal Power

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

Mission Statement

At Upfield our purpose is clear. Making people healthier and happier with great-tasting, healthy and natural plant-based products which are good for our planet!

Culture

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

 

If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of B2B business, and would like to join us, apply online

 




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