Portfolio & Innovation MFG Specialist - Upfield

Portfolio & Innovation MFG Specialist

Are you passionate about managing projects? Would you like to join us and take a front seat in our marketing team based in Athens, Greece? As our Portfolio Project Specialist, you will work across several product categories with cross-functional teams! You will be accountable for delivering projects related with product changes in our portfolio both retail and food service (product innovation, pack change, quality improvement), following all process from project scope definition and approval to launch in the market.

Need more details?

You will lead projects related to product changes and new launches in our portfolio (both retail and food service).

You prepare project proposals to be submitted for approval (business case, and respective presentations to key stakeholders).

You will create project timelines and following up with relevant parties for timely execution.

You will create artworks with internal tools based on brand team input.

You will look for new and relaunched products, creation of trade presentation and launch assets (photos and trade samples).

You will align with local marketing/commercial team (inputs from market, project updates etc).

You will have a close collaboration with R&D and Supply Chain for execution.

You will demonstrate appropriate knowledge and understanding of internal departments, key contacts, organizational structure, and culture.

You will identify opportunities for improvement of products from production to shelf impact.

So, what does it take to be successful in this role?

You have a Bachelor's/Master's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or any business-related field.

You have between 2-4 years of related experience in Marketing Operations/Commercial role.

You have a strong initiative to problem solving and framing alternative solutions.

You are process oriented and have the ability to monitor, measure & report.

You have relevant Project Management experience.

You have a high affinity of working with Microsoft Office tools.

You have good command of the English language, both written and spoken.

What is next?

Ready to apply? I am looking forward to receiving your CV/details, after we will review all applications, the first step in the process will be a 30- 45-minute video interview with myself Andre Vleeming. If successful, you will have a first Interview with the Hiring Manager, followed possibly by another interview.

If you are not ready yet and want to know more about the role, you can contact me on Andre.vleeming@upfield.com

We Offer!

Salary & Benefits

Hybrid (3 days at the office/place of work minimum)

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